Word Count: 138
Daisy and the First Day of Spring
By Laken Slate
It’s spring! It’s here!
I’m going to blow dandelion wishes, and run through a field, and watch an egg hatch, and spell out my name in flowers (daisies, of course), and–
I can still…
Nope. Not allowed to blow bubbles in the house.
Well, I can just run through…
OUCH! The living room is way too small.
Hey! I can still hatch an-
IIIII feel like I might get in trouble if I play with the eggs.
I guess I’ll just watch an egg…be an egg Sniffle,
and… spell out my name in tissues Sniff Sniff,
and…splash in a puddle of my own te-he-he-he-hears,
W-Wait a minute! That’s a great idea!
I’m going to wear my boots, and splash in puddles, and twirl in the rain, and–
iiit’s Splish Splosh spring-tastic!
My name is Laken Slate. I was an elementary school teacher for six years, before becoming a mom. I am set to graduate with a master's in Curriculum and Instruction in July 2021! Someday, I would love to be a picture book author. I am represented by the world's greatest literary agent, Joyce Sweeney :)