I Ripped My Pants at School Today

by Robert Pottle
I ripped my pants at school today
while going down the slide.
It wasn’t just a little tear.
I ripped ’em open wide.
Now everyone at school can see
my purple underwear.
Although the sight makes people laugh,
I’m glad I’ve got them there.


Text © Robert Pottle, reprinted from I'm Allergic to School, published by Meadowbrook Press. Illustration © Mike & Carl Gordon. Any copying or use of this poem or illustration without consent is unlawful.

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