Old Pearl Elementary School
the winters were warmer the summers cool
There was this girl named Brenda
I used to send her…
‘Cause the sight of her put a big ole lump in my throat.
She had Hershey Bar skin and every now and then…
she’d let me hold her hand.
I felt so proud wanted to shout out loud
“Hey world, this is MY girlfriend!”
To hear her talk was to hear an angle sing.
I tore the butts off thirty fireflies just to make her a necklace
with a set of matching earrings.
Even to this day I can’t say why
our love must have been doomed from the start.
One day at recess I kissed her on the cheek she hit me in the eye
and broke my heart.
(there’s just no figuring women out)