“Sixth Grade Christmas” Tanka 910

Bought my hula-hoop

and ‘super ball’ but said no

to the jumping beans!


Already had books, marbles

and I got a brand new bike!


  • (There was a long-gone little hobby shop a few steps away from bustling U.S. Highways 17-92 (French Avenue) in those pre-1960s days.  Later it became a place people went to get old appliances like ranges and washing machines. A sad trade if you ask me.)