Fair Exchange is No Robbery

I'm not knocking
The whole stocking
Thing, but swapping
A glass of port,
A large carrot
And a mince pie
For a pencil,
A pair of socks
And an orange
Is plain shocking

Stocking Filler

A poem about the Christmas stocking ritual, which each year sees children racing our of bed on Christmas morning to open stockings. Are they ever faintly disappointed?

Style

Rhyming poem

Length

10 lines

Key Stage

KS1, KS2, KS3

Author

Patrick Winstanley

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