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Melissa Kesead

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Norwood Night And Other Poems
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The Monkey and the Coconut
by Melissa Kesead
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Way up high

In a coconut tree

Chattered a monkey

Almost constantly


He taunted and teased me

He jumped up and down

He ran on the trunk

From the top to the ground


So one day I chased him

Right up that old tree

I yelled at that monkey

To please let me be


I was mad at that monkey

My eyes had turned red

Then that chattering beast

Threw a nut at my head


A coconut’s large

And it hurt quite a bit

I had to get down on the ground

And just sit


The monkey came down

And he smiled up at me

Then he chattered away

And climbed back up the tree


I shook my head

And got to my feet

Chattered back at the monkey

And then ran down the street

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Reviewed by Patrick Granfors
This was a lot of fun to visualize. Patrick
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
A delightful encounter well-shared via your verses, Melissa. I wonder if it is the same monkey as the one in my limerick:

A monkey from Kalamazoo
Managed to escape from the zoo
So glad to be free
From the top of a tree
He was heard playing the kazoo

Love and best wishes,

Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle
This is very good.I love it,take care

Reviewed by Felix Perry
Cute write and filled up mischievous monkey business...

Reviewed by Julie Fox
This is adorable!
Reviewed by Peter Paton
I love the witticism and intrinsic beauty of this little ditty
You have the gift of the gab. Keep projecting it !

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