Poem Archive

Sarah N’Getty Reporting

The wildebeest are on the run
No chance to eat or drink or snooze
Escaping from the poacher’s gun
And men who capture beasts for zoos

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Eye Chart? What Eye Chart?

Little Red Riding Hood saw an optician
In response to the woodcutter’s fervent petition
The resemblance is not what you’d label ‘uncanny’
But she can’t tell a great hairy wolf from her granny

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Torture a Lesson!

In children’s hell the devil struts
About and calls out cockily,
“Come on kiddies, goodies time
I’ve brought you all some broccoli!”

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