🛳 Toys & People 👩‍🎨

Listen for pronunciation as Melanie reads her poem.

Toys can be manipulated.

People shouldn’t be.

Toys can be controlled.

People shouldn’t be.

Toys can be a reward.

People shouldn’t be.

Toys can be thrown away.

People shouldn’t be.

Toys don’t have a heart.

People do.

Toys don’t feel.

People do.

Toys don’t cry.

People do.

Toys don’t bleed.

People do.

Toys can transmit.

Not like people.

Toys can protect.

Not like people.

Toys can cause happiness.

Not like people.

Toys can age.

Not like people.

Toys won’t satisfy for long.

Neither will people.

Toys won’t last forever.

Neither will people.

Toys won’t give self-worth.

Neither will people.

Toys won’t take away fear.

Neither will people.

Toys are expensive.

So are people.

Toys are a gift.

So are people.

Toys are desirable.

So are people.

Toys are attractive.

So are people.

Toys can’t desire.

People can.

Toys can’t be rude.

People can.

Toys can’t be resilient.

People can.

Toys can’t heal.

People can.

~ Melanie, 12/19/18


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