Happy Birthday from Your Loving Brother

by Bruce Lansky
My sister plays with Barbie dolls.
She likes to wear a skirt.
Her room’s so neat and tidy that
I think she’s scared of dirt.

I know I cannot change her.
But I love to see her squirm.
And so on her next birthday
I am giving her a worm.


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.

Click on the book cover below for more information or to buy the book.

go back to Birthday Poems