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NoRoomInBed · 21/03/2020 17:24

!!!NOT MINE!!!
but made me tear up a bit...

Poem for children to understand.

🌍 🌎 🌷 🌷 🌞 🌞

The Time We Spring-Cleaned the World

The world it got so busy,
There were people all around.
They left their germs behind them;
In the air and on the ground.

These germs grew bigger and stronger.
They wanted to come and stay.
They didn’t want to hurt anyone -
They just really wanted to play.

Sometimes they tried to hold your hand,
Or tickled your throat or your nose.
They could make you cough and sneeze
And make your face as red as a rose.

And so these germs took over.
They started to make people ill,
And with every cough we coughed
More and more germs would spill.

All the queens and kings had a meeting.
“It’s time to clean the world up!” they said.
And so they had to close lots of fun stuff,
Just so these germs couldn’t spread.

We couldn’t go to cinemas
Or restaurants for our tea.
There was no football or parties,
The world got as quiet as can be.

The kids stopped going to school,
The mums and dads went to work less.
Then a great, big, giant scrubbing brush
Cleaned the sky and the sea and the mess!

Dads started teaching the sums,
Big brothers played with us more,
Mums were in charge of homework
And we read and played jigsaws galore!

The whole world was washing their hands
And building super toilet roll forts!
Outside was quiet and peaceful,
Now home was the place for all sports.

So we played in the world that was home
And our days filled up with fun and love,
And the germs they grew smaller and smaller
And the sun watched from up above.

Then one morning the sun woke up early,
She smiled and stretched her beams wide.
The world had been fully spring cleaned,
It was time to go back outside!

We opened our doors oh so slowly
And breathed in the clean and fresh air.
We promised that forever and always
Of this beautiful world we’d take care!

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ssd · 21/03/2020 17:28

Awe that's lovely!

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NoRoomInBed · 21/03/2020 17:35

Apologies it did have paragraphs I even previewed before it posted.

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AwrightDoreenTakeAFuckinDayOff · 21/03/2020 17:43

Beautiful. Now one for the adults.

I do not care if the pub is shut
And that you cannot drink.
I care that you spit and ignore my tut
And you howk your gobs you mink.

Just stay inside to save us all
Keep your gubbins in your room
You touch things post a scratch of ball
And spread the germs and gloom.

I have no choice but to go out
To do my job of work
I wish that you would wipe your snout
And hanky your cough you berk.

I want to see this season through
And not infect my dearest
It is because of folks like you
That I might infect my nearest.

So stay inside, don’t come near me
For I will tell you this
If you spray me with that germy bree
You’ll get a Glasgow kiss.

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NoRoomInBed · 21/03/2020 18:25

Aww I like that one 😂😂 (laughing emoji)

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MoonlightMistletoe · 22/03/2020 00:25

Lovely poem!

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