Roann Mendriq

Roann Mendriq Poems

I'll do my homework tomorrow,
I'll complete it in a flash!
I'm going swimming now,
Ma! you should see me splash!

My Mother is not the sort of Mum
who'll squeal and faint and shiver,
Darkness doesn't scare her,
When it thunders she won't quiver!

A brilliant day to fly my kite,
Where else? But on our beach!
Dad holds it fast, with all his might,
Mum hoists it out of reach!

Granny has a laptop,
its sleek and shiny new;
She gazes at it fondly,
and wonders... what to do?

T'was days before Christmas, the world was a mess;
Children were doubting, (mine too, must confess!)
They wanted to know now, how Santa could be;
all over the world, in one night, you see?

Now, have you ever stopped to think,
Who paints the sky a golden pink?
With strands of mauve and purple blue,
outlined in peach of every hue?

A butterfly upon the breeze,
floated to the wind-blown trees;
How it hoped to even dare,
to drift so high upon the air!

God is always very busy,
He has lots work to do;
So, He created Teachers,
To help both me and you!

With limpid inky pools for eyes,
and wavy hair like watered silk;
Pink coral lips to tantalise,
Skin like fresh strawberry milk.

I made a paper airplane,
In class one rainy day;
My best friend wanted it.
but I let it fly away.

T'was days before Christmas and it didn't seem so,
Cheer and Goodwill, had flown out of the window;
Three precious gifts, were nowhere to be found,
tho' I searched and sought, and looked all around.

I'll have another ice-cream please,
flavoured with hot garlic cheese;
With just a dash of chilli sauce,
All covered with strawberry gloss.

Children like Sunflowers,
turn to face the sun;
Reflect golden sunbeams,
on each and everyone!

The railway tracks gleam silver black,
for miles along its lonely way;
Thundering onslaught in attack,
scattering stones in disarray.

How very good yet slightly strange,
that a mind bearing a burden,
When thirsting for reprieve and change,
lets God's will get a word in.

India is a patch-work, of every single hue,
Vibrant reds and ochres, and pensive shades of blue;

Skeins of gold light up the sky, when the sun wakes up each morn,

When I am tucked up in my bed,
after I say my night prayers;
Ma gently pats my sleepy head,
and we share our daily cares.

I baked a bit of bread today,
Seasoned it with herb and spice;
I placed it in the oven tray,
Set the timer to be precise.

A Cross on my forehead, in ash,
reminds me of where I will be;
when the years pass by in a flash,
I'll return to the earth, naturally.

There's a goblin in my cupboard,
he eats up all my socks;
and just in case you haven't heard,
he lives in the shoe box.

The Best Poem Of Roann Mendriq

Poetry For Children: Homework ©

I'll do my homework tomorrow,
I'll complete it in a flash!
I'm going swimming now,
Ma! you should see me splash!

That night, when I was sleeping,
I saw a shadow loom;
It towered tall before me,
in a corner of my room.

I trembled uncontrollably,
I tried to shout for help;
but all that I could manage,
was a very squeaky yelp.

And so I made a dash for it,
and raced right up the stairs;
Jumping over footstools,
and toppling over chairs.

What utter pandemonium!
What terror and pure fright!
As that awful shadow chased me,
in the darkness of the night.

'I am your undone homework! '
It shouted in a shriek;
'You should've had me done,
at least before last week! '

I very nearly fainted,
So stupefied was I,
As my homework glared at me,
with a baleful, angry eye.

And all the time, it chased me,
it kept on growing bigger;
'You really should've finished me! '
It chided with a snigger.

It chased me round the garden,
through a misty, grey, wet fog;
That nasty, horrid homework,
It went and ate my dog!

I howled in helpless disbelief,
as it grabbed tight hold of me;
I tried to shake it off and woke,
to see it was Mummy...

I bounded right out of my bed,
and raced to my note books;
As Mum and Dad watched me,
with very perplexed looks.

I completed all my homework,
before breakfast that day;
Now I do my homework,
before it's time to play.

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Rekha 27 June 2018

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Sharmistha 23 January 2019

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Adiba 15 August 2018

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shubha 30 July 2018

need more about the poet

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Srija 17 June 2022

Give information about the poet, please. It would be helpful for students

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Nishtha Sangle 12 December 2019

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Jeens Shaji 21 June 2019

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Sonia Bhatt 04 June 2019

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