try their hand at poetry for animals, with remarkable, witty and downright silly poems. by Kate age 11 have a cat called Hector Who we rescued from the street He tends to sneeze quite a bit And his breath smells of cheesy feet Fish by Matthew (aged 10) I am a fish, People want to eat me in a dish I have fins to help me swim People want to kill me limb from limb, I have little bones Sometimes I scratch my back along stones I swim peacefully across the sea I don't want to be anyone's tea! Animals by Nicole (aged 10) Animals are sweet and soft Animals are a comfy loft Animals have feelings of their own Animals have their own tone When you are nice they will like you But don't get tricked they will sike you Get used to animals, they are nice Don't get too close they might have lice Imaginary Animal by Devon (aged 11) I'm making up a 'maginary animal. It's got: Head of a lion Feet of a dragon Body of a flying squirrel Ears of a koala Rear end of a snake And tail of a bird. I'll call it: Dragonqueenbuttlessroaringbirdbrainfireyfuzzear The Cat by Kate (aged 11) There once was a cat from Hong Kong Who went around with a pong! Then one day a man With a rather large fan Blew away that cat from Hong Kong! Pigs by Amy Cooper (aged Pigs are plump Rough pigs Tough pigs Pigs can be called Percy Pigs can be pretty Pigs in their mud baths Nine days old. Pigs can be skinny Pigs have meat Pigs are PORK CHOPS! But the only thing That we love is Pigs! Pigs! Pigs!