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Funny Poems for Children

By Josie Whitehead

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By Josie Whitehead

Granny's Parrot

Gran's parrot Charlie's really bad

     And calls out naughty words.

Did Granny teach him what to say?

     Oh no!!  That’s quite absurd!


If I called out such dreadful words,

     Then Gran would tell me flat

That children who are well brought up

      Would not say things like that.


Has Granny also learned these words?

      She has.  It must be true.

Not only does she know these words

       But Charlie’s learnt them too.


Gran thinks about these wicked words

      That never should be said.

Whilst telling me what I must say,

      Tells Charlie them instead.


Next time that Granny says again

      I’m rude and quite *uncouth,

It’s then that I will question her

      And ferret out the truth.

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* Uncouth:  lacking good mannersrefinement, or grace.

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