Hear Here

I've heard a mouse squeak
and I've heard a lion roar.

I've heard a door creak
and I've heard my Granny snore.

But I've never heard a tree bark,
nor heard a willow weep.

About the Poem

Some might describe this as a nonsense poem, but its really a poem which is playing around with puns - words which have two or more meanings.

Category

Odes and Ends

Style

Rhyming poem with added puns

Length

6 lines

Key Stage

KS1, KS2, KS3

Author

Patrick Winstanley

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