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.
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