Letter Shaped Poems Main Poetry Index Also: A Selection of Similes Listening Page The Christmas Tree Fairy

Six silly similes as free as a bird

Sat in a line  and not uttering a word.

 

Five silly similes as straight as a die

Looked at each other and started to sigh.

 

Four silly similes as light as a feather

Sitting in the hot sun and basking all together.

 

Three silly similes, much slower than a snail,

Started looking worried and turned rather pale.

 

Two very silly similes, as pure as driven snow,

Said:  Only two more verses and can we both then go?

 

 

Oone lonely tiny simile that was as slippery as an eel,

Was eaten by a great big bird that was searching for a meal.

 

There are no more silly similes - so wherever did they go?

Perhaps if you should find them, would you write to let me know?

 

 

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This poem was chosen by teachers and children in many schools across West Yorkshire as one of almost 400 poems which were published in 2010.

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