If water is the classic
you are the jazz
your rippling notes
scat my tonsils
sass my throat.

Whereas H2O glides,
your bubble magic
marches and plays vibes,
overrides my wild
summer parches.

As to fizzles, the fuss:
these social Influencers
elicit sighs of relief as such—
abrupt excuse me’s when
a loud burp percusses,

Sandra Dreis taught drama and poetry in the Winston Salem/Forsyth County Public Schools. Sandra’s debut YA Fiction, “The Ecowarriors – The Bluffs of Baraboo” received a Silver Nautilus Award (Environmental) in 2016 and a stellar, Kirkus Review. Her poetry can be found in the re-cent, FLYING SOUTH, THE MAIN STREET RAG, CREOSOTE, and FEARFUL CRITTERS.