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Funny Poems for Children

By Josie Whitehead

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By Josie Whitehead

School Dinners

Cornflakes for my breakfast

     And pizza for my tea,
But in between, school dinners.  

     Oh whatever will they be?

On Monday we have salad

     With some great big slugs inside.
Most children simply disappear: 

     They run away and hide.

On Tuesday we have sausages.

      They’re made from minced up snails,
But to add some crunch and texture,

     They add some rusty nails. 

On Wednesday?  Oh, on Wednesdays:

     We're given wriggly worms,
But they’re most hygienically prepared,

     So you won't find many germs.

When Thursday comes: Oh wait for this -
      The menu’s really great:
The leftovers from all the week
     Are served up on our plates.

Now Friday’s here - a special treat:
      A tasty seaweed stew
And the  teachers say: 'Come on, eat up.
      School meals are good for you.'

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Oh dear, dear dear:  You know this is only a joke!  The school dinners of  today, I'm sure, are good and they were really good when I was a child a long time ago.  Josie


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