About the Poem

I'm sure you spotted that the poem is a parody (a loose one I'll admit) of the three witches speech in Macbeth which begins "Double, Double, Toil and Trouble".

Category

Funny Halloween Poems

Style

Rhyming poem

Length

4 lines

Key Stage

KS2, KS3

Author

Patrick Winstanley

School Squeals

Eye of newt, head of goat,
Stir fried slugs, tongue of stoat.
Was it wise to privatise
The school's catering supplies?

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