by Naomi Shihab Nye
Our chatty speaker gabs about a lot of everyday things: rivers, boots, old photographs, loud voices and pulleys. Then she tells us that all these things are famous. Uh, come again? And, to top it off, she wants to be famous just like those things are. Since when do we want to be like boots?
Either she is a little confused about the definition of the word famous, or she is on to something. We think she owns a dictionary, so perhaps her explanation is worth reading. So hop to it!