Tag Archives: poems for children

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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The feet with a mind of their own

[Inspired by a conversation with Lyra, 3] There’s a little man inside my feet Who tells me where to go. ‘Turn left’ I ask him nicely But he answers simply ‘no’. He turns me right and walks me At a … Continue reading

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