Today Is Your Lucky Day

by Bruce Lansky
Today on your birthday
consider your luck.
You could have been born
as a pig, cow, or duck.

You could have been born
crying oink, quack, or moo.
You’re lucky you didn’t
wind up in the zoo.


Text © Bruce Lansky reprinted from Happy Birthday to Me!, published by Meadowbrook Press. Illustration © Jack Lindstrom. Any copying or use of this poem or illustration without consent is unlawful.

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