Friday, August 23, 2013

Poetry Friday: Digger Dozer Dumper

Happy Poetry Friday!

Garbage Truck

The garbage truck adores his work -
the sights, the smells, the sounds!
The sour milk, the clanging lids,
the clumpy coffee grounds.
Hydraulic arms reach out, then lift.
He hoists the bins up high,
then tips and dumps and shakes them out . . .
and BANGS them down - good-bye!

Digger Dozer Dumper
by Hope Verstergaard
illustrated by David Slonim
Candlewick Press, 2013

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