THE BALLAD OF THE FRIGHTENED EAGLE

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You'll often see them running

and chasing across the plains,

a rabbit skipping and laughing

at an eagle, in great pains.

 

But why's the eagle running,

surely he can fly?

Sadly he’s afraid of heights

and frightened he may die.

 

An eagle that can't fly,

well surely that's not right,

it's just like having an owl

who won't come out at night.

 

But then on...

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What Monster?

Just a bit of fun, these poems are used in my work as part of a project using monsters as a way of inspiring young people to share an enthusiasm for writing. Can you identify the six mystery monsters?

 

More than just the sum of his parts

this monster stole another's heart

and his hands and feet as well

not much is his as you can tell

his head is screwed on firmly

by the bolts...

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