GJG Elton (Philadelphia, PA)
The Prankster Inside
Innocent, yet clever, a prankster was she,
That sweet little girl, with a great pedigree.
Before first day of class, she was already scholared,
The art of the prank, though frequently collared.
Mom’s heart filled with pride, but still had to holler.
When caught in the act, her innocence she claimed,
“I didn’t do it”, her impassion inflamed.
Then off she would go, with a smirk and a smile,
Knowing full well, anew she would wile.
Alone with her thoughts, her mind would conceive,
The next misadventure and plot she would weave.
Adventures she’s had, and a world weary traveler.
Eventually becoming, a mystery unraveler,
Digging through history, in faraway lands,
Looking for treasures, now buried in sand.
Over the years, many pranks have transpired.
As life calls her name, she still never tires.
Proud of her, both, her mom and I say,
The prankster inside, remains to this day.
That clever sweet girl, still lives deep within,
Just look in her eyes, that mischievous grin.
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