Boort the WombatbyMatt Zurbo Boort was a wombat who wanted something more. The land was dry, foxes were about. There were easier things to be than a wombat in the drought, but Boort had no complaints. “Why be something else?” he thought. Boort was happy being Boort. He just wanted something more. “What’s wrong, Boort?” … Continue reading Bonus 24: Boort the Wombat
Being Nice by Matt Zurbo Here I am, just walking ‘round, a friendly smile for all in town, A wave to all who come my way, on this lovely blue sky day. Just me, me, myself and I, then I see my Dad walk by! Poor ol’ Pop, people do stare, because his gut is … Continue reading Bonus 23: Being Nice
Ladybug by Matt Zurbo (Girl walking to school, a bit down, other kids boisterous around her.) If a ladybug landed in front of me, I’d stare at it for hours. (Girl sitting under tree watching ladybug on long blade of grass. Other kids in background playing boisterous games.) I’d imagine things. (Girl and ladybug the … Continue reading Bonus 22: Ladybug
Have You Ever Wanted?byMatt Zurbo Have you ever wanted to hurt? Have you ever needed to cry? Even if you didn’t exactly know why? Have you ever needed, deep, deep down, to feel? To skip with joy, just to know you’re real? Have you ever wanted to build something, anything, you have no idea … Continue reading Bonus 21: Have You Ever…?