HOW I WISH THAT I KNEW

A NEW NAME FOR POO

Illustration by Jonathan Evans

Funny Poems 2 Cows By Josie Whitehead

The little word ‘poo’ as I’m sure that you knew,  

     Brings to children a lot to amuse.

But without this small word, which is really absurd,

     Well what other word could we use?

 

Poo can be stinky, so what about ‘pinky’?  

     Oh no, that’s a colour of course,

If we mention ‘manure’ in a manner mature,  

    You’d be thinking of ‘stable’ and ‘horse’.

 

Though much larger in size we might think of cow pies –  

     Or some people may call them cow pats,

And that bird who is hopping has left a bird dropping,    

     His aim being mainly at hats.

 

My dog, when quite young, often thought that sheep dung

      Was the best thing that all dogs should eat.

She'd savour the taste and left nothing to waste,

      For she found it remarkably sweet.

 

So think in your bath what words make you laugh  

    And then think of a word that is new,

And instead of ‘manure’ I’m almost quite sure,  

    You’ll invent a new word meaning ‘poo’.

 

So three cheers for our words, both the sane and absurd,  

    For we’ve many to choose from and learn.

You don’t need a college to teach you this knowledge,  

    And words you don’t know please don’t spurn.

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