~~~~~ Red Riding Hood ~~~~~
Red Riding Hood
wondered if... she really should
Wear this lace.. of black and red
You'll look so sweet...her friends all said.
She looked in the mirror and to her delight
A cloak made the outfit.. look just right!!
A basket of goodies for someone so dear...
sweets and bread, and some apples to cheer.
Old Wolfie was watching hid there in the bush
And saw this NEW RED.. and a bit of her tush!!!
So off through the woods she skipped and she sang,
At grandma's she knocked ...the doorbell she rang.
Old Grandma was there all snuggled in bed..
Her eyes they grew large as she greeted THIS RED--
Please come a bit closer ..Old Grandma said, --
come, sit down beside me, here on my bed....
As she plopped down beside her and looked about--
it looked like Grandma ..had a snout.. no doubt!!..
Her teeth looked unnatural..and a furry nose TOO!!..
'tis not my grandma..oh what shall I do???
Out the door she ran.... oh so fast...
With Grandma behind her, ...who caught her at last..
She tucked ten dollars in a tight little place....
Up there-- where... there's very little lace!!
Give me the basket, and be on your way...
I see you have grown up,..BUT.. it's just NOT.... MY DAY!!!!
? Jeannette McIntosh-Nemeth-- Feb. 24 2003