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God bless the dentists, all of them,

     Who carefully tend our teeth.

They know about our cavities

     And secrets down beneath.

 

Mine’s always pleased to see me:

     “Can you open really wide?

I want to see what’s lurking

     So let’s have a probe inside.”

 

I’m in his chair, mouth open wide.

     Escape?  I dare not try.

So it’s now he asks a question

     And expects me to reply?

 

He sets about the task in hand

     And show’s he’s very willing

To track that hidden cavity

     And replace it with a filling.

 

He’s got me anchored to his seat.

    He’s ready to attack!

Thank God it’s not a filling –

    He’s just working on the plaque.

 

My check’s complete, the polish done!

    You‘ll know just how I’m feeling.

He’s finished now – it’s time to flee -

    My eyes can leave his ceiling.

 

“We’ll see you back in six months’ time!” -

       How can I feel a thrill

When the appointment is for three of us:

       Him, me and his big drill?

 

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This poem was chosen for publication by teachers and children in many schools.  It was published in my book of "Funny Poems" along with almost 400 other poems.  I hope you also like it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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