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Maker Faire

Why can’t I just stay home all day and skip school to have fun and play
I wish that every day was Maker Faire, we could just play, make, and take time to share
The Greatest Show and Tell on Earth, seven years now since it’s birth
Release waivers at the gates, lots of danger inside awaits
Fighting robots that go SMASH, Coke and Mentos makes a splash
Taking things apart is fun, when we fix them then it’s still not done
We might put it back a different way, but this is one place where that’s okay
Maker Faire is a place to hack, you can get maker kits at Radio Shack

— Djuna Barricklow, age 11

Poem to be continued…

The poetess, Djuna, wearing a modded Maker Faire T-shirt skirt.

Laura Cochrane

I’m an editor at MAKE and CRAFT. I like hiking, biking, and etymology.


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