Asleep At The Wheel

One in five bad accidents
Are caused it seems
By drivers who drift off
To the land of dreams.
But drivers who fall
Asleep at the wheel
Are the lesser evil
I’m inclined to feel
Because the simple fact
That makes me quake
Is that four out of five
Are wide awake.

About the Poem

A poem about the dangers of over interpreting statistics and under using your brain.

Category

Death and Dying

Style

Rhyming Poem

Length

12 lines

Key Stage

KS2, KS3

Author

Paul Curtis

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