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Offline roopat

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A lovely poem
« on: Sunday 22 March 20 08:41 GMT (UK) »
My daughter had this poem forwarded to her - I think it's lovely for adults as well as children

"A lovely poem for anyone who has children (or adults even tbf) that may be getting frightened......

Poem for children to understand.

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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 didnít 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.
ďItís time to clean the world up!Ē they said.
And so they had to close lots of fun stuff,
Just so these germs couldnít spread.

We couldnít 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 weíd take care!"

Take care

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Re: A lovely poem
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 22 March 20 21:48 GMT (UK) »
That's sweet Pat.  A time to look forward to whenever that might be.   :D  :D
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Re: A lovely poem
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 05 April 20 08:54 BST (UK) »
What a clever and lovely poem. Let's all look forward to that happy new time.
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Re: A lovely poem
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 05 April 20 11:13 BST (UK) »
It's a lovely poem Pat and just what we need some positivity for all of us. Although children are at home and having the benefit of more time with their mums and dads not being able to see their friends, for younger children, must be hard to understand.

Let's hope that the few idiots don't spoil it for the rest so the slowing down of this pandemic can be achieved by us ALL playing our part.

Take care all and enjoy the sunshine in your garden.

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Re: A lovely poem
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 08 April 20 19:12 BST (UK) »

What a lovely way to help little ones understand whatís happening .
Iím so glad I donít have any little people to try and keep amused and educated, it must be very trying for some families.
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