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The Lesson
by Michael Dainty
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I composed this after finding the word exophthalmic ( prodrusion of the eyeballs ) in the dictionary there is also a nod to the Dr Zuess books i read as a kid one was called "A fly flew by"

 

A fly flew by,

and on the wing,

was eaten by,

a curious thing.

Moist smooth skin,

exophthalmic eyes,

long sticky tounge,

( for catching flies.)

This aphid had been made a snack,

through webbed amphibious attack.

and with it's meal still undigested,

into a witch it manifested.

"Now that's the way" she said to me.

"to save on cooking lunch or tea"

and with a flash of fire and fog,

shape-changed herself back to a frog.

The lesson ended for the day,

it winked at me and hopped away.

 

Mike Dainty

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Tony Jenkins
Time for me to hop.

Keep up the very good work, (or I just won't visit no more)

TJ
Reviewed by Cryssa C
Cute vocab lesson...
Cryssa
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