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Monday—The Reading Corner: Maya Angelou

Have a fearless week!

From Maria Popova's brainpicker website...Maya Angelou reads her children's poem

Life Doesn't Frighten Me




Shadows on the wall
Noises down the hall
Life doesn’t frighten me at all.

Bad dogs barking loud
Big ghosts in a cloud
That doesn’t frighten me at all.

Mean old Mother Goose
Lions on the loose
They don’t frighten me at all.

Dragons breathing flame
On my counterpane
That doesn’t frighten me at all.

I go boo
Make them shoo
I make fun
Way they run

I won’t cry
So they fly
I just smile
And, they go wild

Life doesn’t frighten me at all.

Tough guys in a fight
All alone at night
Life doesn’t frighten me at all.

Panthers in the park
Strangers in the dark
No, they don’t frighten me at all.

That new classroom where
Boys pull all my hair
They don't frighten me at all.

Kissy little girls
With their hair in curls
They, they don’t frighten me at all.

Don’t show me frogs and snakes
And listen for my screams,
If I’m afraid at all
It’s only in my dreams.

I have got a magic charm
That I keep up my slee…