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Poemosaurus Rex

By Hannah MoorePublished 30 days ago 1 min read
Photo by Jairo Alzate on Unsplash

I am dead.

Dead and gone and yet still I live on,

They say.

Perhaps they are right, but my towering might,

My fierce "run-for-cover", teeth like no other

Are somewhat reduced, don't you think?

My preposterous size stopped not my demise,

And diminished, I have to confess,

That I'm dubious yet, I might place a bet,

That they're pedalling slander and lies.

This morning I doodled and then I said doo,

Does that sound awfully monstrous to you?

But don't be too blasé , or see me as passé,

This avian beast will prevail.

I'm watching. I'm waiting. Yes, and I'm hating.

These bright beady eyes so poorly disguise

That I know a thing or two.

I've been here much longer than you.


Authors note: I recognise that I am playing fast and loose with the science here! My apologies to any one that reads this with their teeth clenched. But its just for fun, right?

For Fun

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  • Angie the Archivist 📚🪶11 days ago

    Wow! 🤩 What an hilarious poem, especially if you wrote it late at night and tired!🤣

  • L.C. Schäfer21 days ago

    You made them sinister!

  • Well-wrought, especially the clever wordplay! And as for the science, fast and loose is what the daring do, so don't be a chicken... ahem...

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  • Kenny Penn28 days ago

    Ha! Great entry, Hannah! I laughed and felt a little creeped out at the same time!

  • Paul Stewart29 days ago

    Very funny, Ms Moore. Very funny. I am in England now. Send help lol. That is a joke. But this is a great little piece. Loved it.

  • G. A. Botero29 days ago

    So much fun. Loved it.

  • hahaha, clever and witty

  • Novel Allen29 days ago

    I am pretty sure that some of those lizards and such are dinosaurs in disguise, one day they will regain their size and take over the world again. Yep, they are watching.

  • "This morning I doodled and then I said doo". Hahahahahahahahahahahaha that line made me laugh so much! 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • Cathy holmes30 days ago

    That was fun. He looks annoyed about the whole evolution thing.

  • John Cox30 days ago

    This is a great source of fun! Love it!

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