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Someday, I’ll build my own house,
A stone’s throw from the sea,
A pretty little two-roomed hut
For my sister Nettie and me.
I’ll make the roof of bright seashells,
And put blue clapboard on its sides,
And set it on the highest rocks,
To keep it safe from tides…
LETTY LIZARD'S GARDEN PARTY
Madame Letitia Lizard of Yellow Elder Hall
Planned a tasteful April garden ball.
Her Halloween party had been ruined by rain,
And garden parties in winter were never, ever sane…
THE IMPORTANCE OF CHRISTMAS DINNER
Said Turkey protesting his imminent demise,
“Why not try a less exhausting dinner of chicken and fries
Or a pair of orange-sauced, succulent ducks?”
He thus sparked a squabble of quacks and clucks.
Said Farmer (a mite ashamed), “It’s a matter of stuffin’
Chickens and ducks can’t hold hardly nuffin’.
It’s you that’s sufficiently broad-breasted and cavernous,
To hold enough dressin’ for the holiday ravenous…
There was once a young boy called Rory Q. Gale,
Who was known to tell a lurid tale.
He claimed he could read when he was only one,
A small feat for a babe who had played on the sun.
His father, who was truly the best of men,
Doubted his son’s stories now and then…
A collection of delightful poems of fun and laughter to share with your children or grandchildren