The Tortoise and the Hare (A retelling in rhyme by: Maricel Jiménez Peña)


There once was a Tortoise and a Hare The Hare hopped so fast He got quickly everywhere   “You’re such a slow-poke silly Tortoise,” teased the hopping Hare. Why don’t you speed it up a bit? I’m rushing. Don’t you care?   “You always rush to places Hare, Hopping on and on But I bet … Continue reading The Tortoise and the Hare (A retelling in rhyme by: Maricel Jiménez Peña)

Running


             I was running; running as fast as my short legs could take me. But they burned with exhaustion. My knees buckled and I stumbled over a root on the ground. I cut my hand on a sharp rock and felt the trickle of warm liquid flowing down my fingers. … Continue reading Running