Better Late Than...

I check my watch
It's ten to eight
I must get up
Or I'll be late

I stretch, I yawn
I scratch my head
Perhaps I'll just
Go back to bed

About the Poem

The world divides between early birds, who get up at the crack of dawn full of energy and enthusiasm, and night owls, who could always do with an extra hour in bed in the mornings. Which are you?


Down with School


Rhyming poem


4 lines

Key Stage

KS1, KS2, KS3


Patrick Winstanley

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