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Funny Poems for Children

By Josie Whitehead

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By Josie Whitehead 

Floppopotamus (The)

The floppopotamus is strange.

     It’s wings flap up and down.

It flies at speed across the fields

     And often lands in town.


The floppopotamus is weird:

       It's mystical of course,

But please don't ride one, I'd advise,

    For it's nothing like a horse.


This beast would likely carry you

      Right up there with the stars

And goodness knows where you'd end up;

     It could well be on Mars.


The floppopotamus is shy,

     So he’s seldom ever seen,

But he's cousin to a hippo though.

    But with eyes of emerald green.


The floppopotamus is large,

      And  children love him so,

But what do YOU think that's he's like?

     I'd really love to know.



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You might like to draw your own picture of a floppopotamus.  You'll have your own ideas.   Josie                                                                                                                                       


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