Teeny Tiny Rhymes for Folks Short on Time and Even This Title is Longer than the Poems is a collection of pocket-sized poems (now at 50!) for which I abided by just three rules, while creating them: They had to be really simple, they could be no longer than 3 or 4 lines, and they had to evoke a silly and entertaining visual image. Here’s a few to chew on:Nasty Sid, the evil squid, just up and ate a little kid.
When a boar hides in your drawer, finding socks is such a chore.
A spy stole my pie. I think I will cry.
Oh, shucks, there are pucks in the pockets of my tux.
Clever snake knows how to bake, his specialty is beetle cake.
Pirate Pete has peg-leg feet, and tip-tap, tip-taps down the street.
At my door, a dinosaur has come with groceries from the store.
I have gotten an orange that’s rotten. It’s the worst I’ve ever boughten.
It’s the ants in my pants that makes me do this crazy dance!
Adrienne, the giant hen, chased the fox back to his den.
Just how did that cow do a pirouette, just now?
I went shloop! as I slurped my soup, and my noodle did a loop-da-loop!
A star in a jar, doesn’t shine very far.