Thursday, May 28, 2009

Domo Arigato...Mr Roboto

My robot does my homework.
He helps me every night.
The trouble is he doesn't get
too many answers right.
He'd probably do better
at homework but, you see,
I built him, so he only knows
the things he learned from me.
--Kenn Nesbitt

My robot must rate as my favorite toy,

A wonderful, whirring, mechanical joy.

My robot can talk, but he'd much rather sing,

Or go to the park and play on the swings!

My robot is silver and very astute.

For instance this week he was learning the flute.

My robot's adept at a number of tests,

Like doing my homework or folding my vests!

My robot tells jokes that will tickle your sides,

Or spin a good story and much more besides.

And with a small spanner I always keep handy,

I unbolt his head to store all my candy!

©2005 Gareth Lancaster

Mr. Roboto Wooden Block Set