Treasure Island

Claire Galpin

(20th February 1955 / Nelson, Lancashire)

I'm a Snake


I’m a snake of three feet long,
I’ve got colours that all look wrong,
I’ve got blue and green
That should not be seen,
A red, a yellow and a orange.

I’m striving along an acre of grass,
That’s got a bed of clover,
A gardener is coming over,
He picks me up, thinks I’m a stick,
I frighten him out of his wits.

Submitted: Monday, July 18, 2011
Edited: Monday, July 18, 2011

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