I cannot get to sleep tonight.
I toss and turn and flop.
I try to count some fluffy sheep
while o'er a fence they hop.
I try to think of pleasant dreams
of places really cool.
I don't know why I cannot sleep -
I slept just fine at school.
Text © Kathy Kenney-Marshall, reprinted from Rolling
in the Aisles published by Meadowbrook Press. Illustration
© Stephen Carpenter. Any copying or use of this poem
or illustration without consent is unlawful.