Visiting Grannie

It’s pantomime time again! 

Red Riding Hood

As the day was rather chill,
I donned my red cloak
Halfway through the trees
I met with this woodcutter bloke

He asked where I was going,
I replied my granny’s sick
These goodies in my basket,
will buck her up right quick

He said I must be careful,
that I should be aware
Of creatures that had big red eyes,
which gave frightful stare

When I arrived at grannies
I tiptoed to her room
Found the curtains shut,
the house was filled with gloom

Poor grannie did look out of place
She’d a great big nose, plus hair on face
Many whiskers on her chin,
Also possessed a fearful grin

Great big eyes, horrendous teeth
Her nightie, God knows what lay beneath
I looked at her tucked up in bed
Turned around and off I fled

Glenys Halliday

About the author

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I have always written poetry but when my husband died suddenly I used it as a kind of therapy. I don’t usually share these unless I feel they will help someone in distress. The ones I share are mostly humorous intended to bring a smile in what I feel can be a very lonely world... I have written four booklets and now a Corona chronicles which is just twelve poems writ while I am in jail...oh sorry I meant lockdown. Am on my way for a second booklet.. Trying to make folk smile and take a minutes release from these difficult times helps me forget my sight problems..

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3rd Dec 2019
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Poor granny. I hope the basket got left behind. Great poem Glenys.
4th Dec 2019
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No it was a sogof instead of a bogof. Steal one, get one free instead of buy one get one free
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Love it Glenys! 🙂

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