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The Cat and the Centipede

A cat and a centipede went for a stroll On a beautiful, bright summer’s day. Said the cat to the centipede let’s go to the pond, Follow me and I’ll show you the way. But the cat walked too fast … Continue reading

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Why Are Flamingoes Pink?

Look at those birds, Said Lyra to Ellie, They’re pink, Don’t you think that’s absurd? Yes answered Ellie, Why are they pink, Is it because of The pink milk that they drink? Yes answered Lyra, With a nod of the … Continue reading

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What’s the Best Pet for a Girl When She’s Four?

Life was exciting for a girl named Ellie, She was planning a party with cake cards and jelly, In a very short time she was going to be four, She was excited about not being three anymore. The party aside … Continue reading

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An Unusual Day at the Zoo (a children’s story poem)

Lyra and Ellie went to the zoo To visit the tiger and bear, But you’ll never believe, Quite what they found, On that sunny day when they got there. The tiger was gone, The bear missing too, The giraffe and … Continue reading

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Talking, Squawking

What if we all woke up one day, And couldn’t think of things to say. The World would be a quiet place, With silence stretching into space. We’d look at one another confused, Or maybe just a bit amused. What … Continue reading

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