Outside the Headmaster's Study II


I've a frog in my throat
My heart is aflutter
My palms are all clammy
My legs feel like butter

Knock Knock
Come in

I wasn't really scared
Me, I'm never in trouble
My Dad's the headmaster
He just wants a cuddle

About the Poem

A companion piece to the preceding poem, Outside the Headmaster's Study II is a poem with a twist in the tail, transforming it from cruel and unusual to heartwarming and funny.


Down with School


Rhyming poem


12 lines

Key Stage

KS1, KS2, KS3


Patrick Winstanley

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