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Funny Poems for Children

By Josie Whitehead

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By Josie Whitehead

Myrtle the Turtle and Friends

A turtle called Myrtle was crossing the road
     In a state of severe trepidation.
She wanted some petrol to fill up her tank 
     And had spotted, of course, the Shell Station.

A lion called Brian was roaring with pain.
     'Get the doctor,' he called to his mummy. 
'I ate a comedian for dinner last night,
     And now my poor tummy feels funny.'

The monkeys are planning a party tonight.
     They’ve invited a few local bookies.
As well as the sandwiches, crisps and the pop,
hey’ve ordered some chocolate chimp cookies. 
A pony called Tony had an awful sore throat,
      It was painful and hurt him of course. 

The vet sat him down and said: 'How do you feel?'
     'I’m feeling a little bit hoarse.'

A poor little frog sat and cried by a stream
     With a face that was red as a poppy.
'And why are you crying my poor little friend?'
      'I’m feeling so very unhoppy.'

And this is the end of these jokes for today
    I hope you have found them amusing.

You may have worked hard to fathom them out.
     Perhaps they were very confusing!

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