The First Day of Kindergarten
by Andre John Narbonne
The first day of kindergarten
the teacher put a candle in my head
I knew she was an ogre
and that the candle would summon other ogres
But still I could not
snuff it and the candle never dimmed
And the ogres came
to feast on their
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