I cannot get to sleep tonight.
I toss and turn and flop.
I try to count some fluffy sheep
while o’er a fence they hop.
I try to think of pleasant dreams
of places really cool.
I don’t know why I cannot sleep—
I slept just fine at school.
— Kathy Kenney-Marshall
Copyright © 2004. All Rights Reserved. From Rolling in the Aisles: A Collection of Laugh-out-Loud Poems. Running Press. Reprinted by permission of the author.
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From Rolling in the Aisles: A Collection of Laugh-out-Loud Poems
Rolling in the Aisles, “King of Giggle Poetry” Bruce Lansky’s fourth anthology of humorous poems for children, contains funny poems selected by a panel of more than 1,000 elementary- and middle-school students. Shel Silverstein, Jack Prelutsky, Bruce Lansky, Kenn Nesbitt, Ted Scheu, Robert Pottle and Dave Crawley all made the cut for this giggle-packed anthology of rhymes!