poet Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl

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The Three Little Pigs

The animal I really dig,
Above all others is the pig.
Pigs are noble. Pigs are clever,
Pigs are courteous. However,
Now and then, to break this rule,
One meets a pig who is a fool.
What, for example, would you say,
If strolling through the woods one day,
Right there in front of you you saw
A pig who'd built his house of STRAW?
The Wolf who saw it licked his lips,
And said, 'That pig has had his chips.'
'Little pig, little pig, let me come in!'
'No, no, by the hairs on my chinny-chin-chin!'
'Then I'll huff and I'll puff and I'll blow your house in!'

The little pig began to pray,
But Wolfie blew his house away.
He shouted, 'Bacon, pork and ham!
Oh, what a lucky Wolf I am!'
And though he ate the pig quite fast,
He carefully kept the tail till last.
Wolf wandered on, a trifle bloated.
Surprise, surprise, for soon he noted
Another little house for pigs,
And this one had been built of TWIGS!

'Little pig, little pig, let me come in!'
'No, no, by the hairs on my chinny-chin-chin!'
'Then I'll huff and I'll puff and I'll blow your house in!'

The Wolf said, 'Okay, here we go!'
He then began to blow and blow.
The little pig began to squeal.
He cried, 'Oh Wolf, you've had one meal!
Why can't we talk and make a deal?
The Wolf replied, 'Not on your nelly!'
And soon the pig was in his belly.

'Two juicy little pigs!' Wolf cried,
'But still I'm not quite satisfied!
I know how full my tummy's bulging,
But oh, how I adore indulging.'
So creeping quietly as a mouse,
The Wolf approached another house,
A house which also had inside
A little piggy trying to hide.
'You'll not get me!' the Piggy cried.
'I'll blow you down!' the Wolf replied.
'You'll need,' Pig said, 'a lot of puff,
And I don't think you've got enough.'
Wolf huffed and puffed and blew and blew.
The house stayed up as good as new.
'If I can't blow it down,' Wolf said,
I'll have to blow it up instead.
I'll come back in the dead of night
And blow it up with dynamite!'
Pig cried, 'You brute! I might have known!'
Then, picking up the telephone,
He dialed as quickly as he could
The number of red Riding Hood.

'Hello,' she said. 'Who's speaking? Who?
Oh, hello, Piggy, how d'you do?'
Pig cried, 'I need your help, Miss Hood!
Oh help me, please! D'you think you could?'
'I'll try of course,' Miss Hood replied.
'What's on your mind...?' 'A Wolf!' Pig cried.
'I know you've dealt with wolves before,
And now I've got one at my door!'

'My darling Pig,' she said, 'my sweet,
That's something really up my street.
I've just begun to wash my hair.
But when it's dry, I'll be right there.'

A short while later, through the wood,
Came striding brave Miss Riding Hood.
The Wolf stood there, his eyes ablaze,
And yellowish, like mayonnaise.
His teeth were sharp, his gums were raw,
And spit was dripping from his jaw.
Once more the maiden's eyelid flickers.
She draws the pistol from her knickers.
Once more she hits the vital spot,
And kills him with a single shot.
Pig, peeping through the window, stood
And yelled, 'Well done, Miss Riding Hood!'

Ah, Piglet, you must never trust
Young ladies from the upper crust.
For now, Miss Riding Hood, one notes,
Not only has two wolfskin coats,
But when she goes from place to place,
She has a PIGSKIN TRAVELING CASE.

Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010

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  • el wapo (11/24/2020 3:45:00 AM)

    ho0ola no soy escritor

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  • bob marley (10/18/2020 7:19:00 PM)

    piggy fat like if u agree

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  • bob marley (10/11/2020 7:27:00 PM)

    i like pig because he fat

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  • Finn Dhupelia (9/9/2020 12:59:00 AM)

    This poem is so entertaining that I chose to learn this one for school out of all the poems in the world.

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  • Nipun Agarwal (9/4/2019 5:48:00 AM)

    This poem is very nyc

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  • Taj d from OGPS (8/25/2019 6:45:00 PM)

    OH THATS BRUTAL RED RIDING HOOD

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  • Old mate (8/25/2019 6:41:00 PM)

    I did not see that coming red riding hood

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  • Jimmy (8/25/2019 6:40:00 PM)

    DAMMNNNN I DID NOT SEE THAT COMING

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  • ravioli lover 436053278 (6/26/2019 12:09:00 AM)

    I loved this so much because it shows that redriding hood is a strong independant woman. I felt sad when the pig was gobbled up by the wolf. the olf i a naughty wolf. like if you agree.

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  • Mckenzie (5/31/2019 4:09:00 AM)

    i think this is so good

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  • xxxtentacion (5/23/2019 4:24:00 AM)

    roald dahl wrote this wow quite brutal

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    lil peep(1/6/2020 12:09:00 PM)

    yo where you at x! ? come back

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  • korom (5/1/2019 7:07:00 PM)

    this is a good poem@aberdeen

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  • Jawbreaker (7/27/2018 10:32:00 AM)

    :o amazingly brutal,shocking and good :O

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  • Naveen (5/9/2018 12:22:00 PM)

    Roald Dalh wrote this poem

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  • ahmed aboudakin (3/26/2018 7:35:00 PM)

    good poem really enjoyed it

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  • Lady ga ga (11/28/2017 1:45:00 PM)

    very brutal! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

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    Lady ga ga(11/28/2017 1:46:00 PM)

    thats stupid

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  • Adithya Narayanan (5/4/2017 1:48:00 AM)

    Mrs. Red, smiling, quite pleased with herself,
    went skipping home and checked her shelf.
    The cookies and bread were gone, I must explain,
    She had two kids now, and a dog to train.

    It finally dawned on her, eyes wide, fearfully, her jaw fell,
    I must explain again, her kids were named Hansel and Gretel.
    Readers beware! your morals, you never must ditch.
    Or you'll find out, Karma's a nasty lil bitch.

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    Wilderness bros(3/28/2019 12:42:00 AM)

    That was Awesome 😎 love the ending very funny

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  • Rod MendietaRod Mendieta (12/15/2016 12:19:00 PM)

    I guess the moral could be: ask a favor from anyone only if you're prepared to pay dearly for it.

    Brilliant and funny in equal meassure!

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