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Jackie Kay is an author and poet . She was awarded an MBE in 2006 for her services to poetry and in 2016 announced as the Scots Makar (national poet of Scotland).
Give The Ball to the Poet
Poem

When they were young,
She kept wicket for her brothers,
They batted,
Bowled,
Padded up
And ratcheted up the score.
She crouched behind the stumps
Keeping wicket.

Poem

He's the Keepy-Uppy Kid.

Poem

I’m the king of the dinosaurs, number one reptile,
tyrannosaurus rex can’t touch my style.
I’m dressed to kill, got the sharpest suit,

A F Harrold -poetryline
Poem

From Things You Find in a Poet's Beard by A.F. Harrold

 

If you think the tooth fairy has it tough

spare a thought for the Finger Nail Pixie

Poem

Let me do it, let me do it
Let me blow up the balloon
Let me do it, let me do it
Let me go to the moon

Zim Zam Zoom
Poem

Let's give it

a hunk of a trunk

Let's give 

a stretch of a neck

A snake of a tongue

a bear of a growl

a bee of a sting

a wolf of a howl.

Poem

I told a whopper, a fib, a lie.
Slipped out of my mouth. It was slimy, sly.

Poet
Award-winning Joanne Limburg 's collection of poems Brookside Down was shortlisted for, and highly commended in, the CLiPPA 2014
The Rainmaker Danced
Poem

Stand in line

they said.

So he did.

Toe the line

they said.

So he did.

Sign on

the dotted line

they said.

So he did.

 

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