In Defense of Dr. Seuss (Screw the Hortons that Can’t Hear the Who)
Now it looks
that even books
are getting frisked, shackled and hand-cuffed
like common crooks. Dr. Seuss
so filled with love, help and truth
has been banned and usurped
by Nazi hooks. It is woke-ism
and toke-ism for dummies.
No more chirp and burp
nor gizmo by baptismo.
No more girls and boys
in separate locker rooms. No more gender
toys like dolls, trucks or guns.
No Peter, no Paul, no John, just Buzz
words and phrases
like white erasers on a blackboard.
Richard Rensberry, author at QuickTurtle Books
“I can’t wait until I am reincarnated as a human being,” said a talkative raven. He was sitting with twenty of his pals on a Burger King billboard overlooking a Tennessee freeway.
The raven next him chuckled sarcastically, “To be a truck driver, I suppose? How profound!”
“Probably thinks he’d have the where-withal for that yellow Mercedes and that hot chick behind the wheel,” another raven squawked. Continue reading
I love to make breakfast
turning eggs into boats
with French fried chunks
of blueberry toast. Continue reading
Today I was outside the house,
the yard still
covered by snow. Continue reading
MONSTER MONSTER is a children’s picture book about the monster under the bed, the ogre snake that squishes toys and the troll that eats little boys. A fun poem for kids that delves into the monstrous imagination of a child, that place where the closet monster really does exist. This is book 6 in the Rhyme for Young Readers Series by QuickTurtle Books®.