Happy Fourth of July!

Remember why we celebrate this holiday—and be sure to eat some ice cream!

Here’s a gift–part of a poem–by Nikki Giovanni. One of the reasons I like this poem is that we always ate homemade ice cream on the Fourth of July when I was a child. Usually it was peach ice cream.
Joy

I always like summer
best
you can eat fresh corn
from daddy’s garden
and okra
and greens
and cabbage
and lots of
barbecue
and buttermilk
and homemade ice-cream
at the church picnic

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2 Responses to “Happy Fourth of July!”

  1. Mary H. July 12, 2017 at 2:40 pm #

    I like this poem!

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