Revenge of the Animals – A Silly Poem.

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Doctor Doolittle started to castigate,

his animals who had turned up late,

he said, “Can you guess what I truly hate?”

and before they’d begun to speculate,

he shouted at them, and quite upset,

the rather sensitive marmoset.

And feeling in an intransigent mood,

the monotonous hippopotamus stood

and hating bullies, as you should,

swallowed the hectoring doctor whole,

to the rounding cheers from every animal.

Well, it was the only thing to do,

now be honest, wouldn’t you?



A Justified Conniption – Short Story


A Justified Conniption

Lawrence was a nice kid. He was calm and placid with a keen eagerness to get on with people. Unfortunately, other kids often took advantage of him. They would get him to say rude words to adults telling him they meant something different. He was so beautifully naĂŻve.

In one class at school, he liked to sit next to Samuel. Samuel seemed like a nice kid, he had blond hair and glasses and looked like the Milky Bar kid. However, Samuel was one of those who loved to play tricks on Lawrence. In English, the teacher asked the children to write some fan-fiction about their favourite children’s story. Lawrence didn’t understand what fan fiction was and so he asked Samuel. “Oh, fan fiction is when you write a story with fans in it, you know for hot weather” Samuel replied.

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