He is five, the knock-knock age. But this was no knock-knock joke.
"Oh good! Tell me."
He said, "What did the pig say on a sunny day?"
I thought for a minute, tapped my lips, and finally said, "I give up."
He said, "I'm bacon out here" and laughed and laughed, then said, "Neighbor Jane I have another one for you."
"What did the hot dog say when he won a game?"
I didn't know the answer to that one either.
"I'm a wiener! Get it? He's a wiener."
Well folks, that joke was so very timely, because we have a wiener from the poetry contest. And it is none other than:
Sometimes when my eyes are red/
It's because I've been reading a book in bed./
The words aren't sad or the story tick'ling./
It's because my light is flick'ring./
She was quite excited to win. Thank you for helping to make her dreams come true.