one two unglued my shoe
three four – pull the door
five six – close it quick
seven – eight ! everything you hate!
is between eight and nine
this time; ten to eleven
you will be mine – illl send you to heaven.
Eleven then twelve
there is no answer to this spell
I am between you and me and
12 and thirteen. are keen
on spleens; thirteen
fourteen – where have you been
fourteen – fifteen – i’ve seen you again
little ghost of sixteen – sweet sixteen;
then suddenly seventeen and dead again.
who ever wanted to grow up?