Marileta Robinson

Squash

Written By: Marileta Robinson - Sep• 11•13
This poem serves up a helping of EXAGGERATION to create a tall tale, a story that bends the truth in a humorous way. Ben didn't really sit there for a whole year and grow cobwebs when he refused to eat his squash. But it seemed like it to him--and to his mother. Can you use exaggeration to create a tall tale about something that happened to you? squash final copy
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5 Comments

  1. Toby Speed says:

    Love this poem and Ben’s perfectly apt drawing! These poems and this new website are a real treat. Carry on!

  2. You should soon publish a book of poems, I’d buy it right now! Great poems

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