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Rated: E · Poetry · Animal · #2020887
this is my first attempt of an abhanga//Indian poem 6/6/6/4 lines 2 and 3 rhyme.






The Penguins Christmas

By Lisa Ann Noe*Cat2*



This is an Abhanga poem



I went to the zoo this morning

While there I saw a penguin

It was really genuine

I rarely see such a site



It was wearing a Santa hat

Getting ready for Christmas I bet

A tree decorated near it set

I got too close and it lunged at me



I believe it was a brave little thing

It gave me quite the scare

Of that, I wasn’t aware

That they could be aggressive



I fell backwards on to the ground

I just can’t believe a bird gave me a scare

Now I look for birds everywhere

Because I am afraid of a penguin



Though my husband laughed at me

He said the bird could be my friend

And it could be a merry Christmas in the end

I think I’ll dream about my little friend tonight.



I’ll leave the zoo not being afraid of the lion or bear

But instead being scared of the tiny winter bird

I know it sounds absurd

But that is my final word.

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