or perhaps a hand grenade--
Bernice barks and continually tries
to spit in the lemonade.
Linda likes to play
and to sprinkle her gruel
with sand and ashes.
It's not that we want to disappoint--
oh mother, teacher, lofty god;
but Susie is violent, Linda is mad,
and I am feral, mute, and odd.
60 words on the nose for Mama Zen's Words Count at Real Toads. I avoided using "thou" and "ye". You're welcome.