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What happened to Charlie?

A tall, stretchy gentleman, with knobbly knees Called Charlie Eldridge, if you please One bright morning woke up to find, His cricket bat poking through his behind. With a yelp, Charlie jumped off the bed, And found another shock instead. His hands were transparent, so were his feet, This time Charlie gave a little bleat. […]

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The Fisherman & The Genie

Once upon a time, in a land far away, A fisherman set out with his net on a sleigh. He had a wife and 3 children to feed, Some big, fat fish was his only greed. You would agree then with his distress, When the first 3 lots were stones, shells and a general mess. […]

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The Princess And The Pea

I don’t know what has gotten into Kings, They always seem to want the silliest things. Let me narrate the story of one I knew, Who tried to bite off more than he could chew. Here is what he said to all he met, His perfect girl, his brunette. ‘There is this girl I want […]

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The Emperor’s New Clothes

This story starts, as do all, with a mighty King, invited to a ball, His biggest worry though, was to have his importance grow. And the only way he knew how to do that, was to have a new wardrobe, stat. So he sent far and wide, and weavers from all across the Kingdom tried. […]

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The Sister’s Brave; the Boy is Not

I am very very pleased to welcome John Bird to Scribble Desk today. He is an Awesome Poet, husband and father. Today, I am honored that he chose to feature one of his latest poems on Scribble Desk. As you might guess, The Sister’s Brave; The Boy is Not, is about John’s beautiful children. For […]

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