Tom and Holly

Tom Foolery, Tom Foolery.
He stole young Holly’s jewelry.

Hid her earrings in a hole…
Ran her necklace up a pole…

He thought it jolly but that was folly.
‘Cause he hadn’t seen the grand finale.

Little did he know, Tom had pranked a pro
And would soon learn how a prank should go.

Then we all heard her say, “Nope, not today…”
Which means a lot from Holly Horseplay.

In just two blinks, Tom’s hi-jinx
Earned him Holly’s revenge hoodwinks.

“Just juke and jive, jump and dive…
Trying to get your undies off the hive.”

Phil HausslerWritten by Phil Haussler.
Illustrated by Brad Sneed.

This illustrated poem was created for Project OpenBook, an experiment in doing good.

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