"I cannot go to school today," Said little Peggy Ann McKay. "I have the measles and the mumps, A gash, a rash and purple bumps. My mouth is wet, my throat is dry, I'm going blind in my right eye. My tonsils are as big as rocks, I've counted sixteen chicken pox And there's one more--that's seventeen, And don't
Browse the list below for poems about illness.
|2005||Christmas Away from Home||Jane Kenyon|
|2005||The Visit||Jason Shinder|
|2005||Afternoon at MacDowell||Jane Kenyon|
|2005||Everyone Gasps with Anxiety||Jeni Olin|
|1999||R.I.P., My Love||Tory Dent|
|1998||The Embrace||Mark Doty|