For this week’s Poetry Friday selection, in the spirit of Halloween, here is a monster poem and accompanying sketch. And please be sure to check out all the other poems in today’s round up hosted by Linda at TeacherDance. Happy Halloween everyone!
A Monster In My Room
A monster’s in my room tonight,
A monster with an appetite.
I serve him cake to be polite.
It’s homemade I boast.
Still I’m quite a Nervous Nellie
As I feed him scones with jelly,
Pie to fill his monstrous belly.
Pie he likes the most.
He’s alarming and I worry.
How I wish that he would scurry!
But this monster’s in no hurry
As he eats his toast.
Now he’s asking for more tea.
I offer cookies- naturally.
Oh why oh why’d I have to be
Such a gracious host?
Text and illustration copyright Iza Trapani