Illustrated by: David Litchfield
Published by: Clarion, 2016
Copyright © Marilyn Singer 2016

Miss Muffet, Or What Came After

(excerpt)

Her given name was Patience.

Her schoolmates called her Pat.

In the garden on a stool

is where one day she sat.

What do we know about her?

Just this much, if you please:

She didn’t care for spiders,

but she did love cottage cheese.