Bring Your Own Lunch

by Bruce Lansky
Don’t eat school lunches—
not even a lick.
They might make you nauseous.
They might make you sick.

Just take a small bite and
you’ll start to feel ill.
If the veggies don’t get you,
the meatloaf sure will.

Text © Bruce Lansky reprinted from My Dog Ate My Homework!, published by Meadowbrook Press. Illustration © Stephen Carpenter. Any copying or use of this poem or illustration without consent is unlawful.

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