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Roald Dahl

(13 September 1916 – 23 November 1990 / Cardiff / Wales)

Attention please! Attention please!


'Attention please! Attention please!
Don't dare to talk! Don't dare to sneeze!
Don't doze or daydream! Stay awake!
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  • Rookie - 12 Points Onyeme John (10/15/2012 1:00:00 PM)

    I love this poem. Quite funny with an eloquent message to my pupils who are meddlesome (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Oludipe Oyin Samuel (6/29/2012 8:54:00 AM)

    Oh dear oh dear oh dearest dear
    Roald Dahl and his recumbent flare!
    ... I love this poem! Dahl is a witty wit himself (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jann Rau (4/24/2012 4:54:00 AM)

    A great poem light hearted but a very good message. Roald Dahl is the master of rhyme. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 660 Points Cynthia Buhain-baello (3/6/2012 6:47:00 AM)

    How extremely funny and full of with and humor! This poem is so well written in lighthearted verse the story flows so easily and the scenes go through the mind quite fast. Roald Dahl is such an excellent writer! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 1 Points Aditi Khandelwal (12/26/2011 10:27:00 AM)

    this is soooo good poem with a meaning....
    lol i had done this too when i was small and that had taught me my lesson.... hope this teaches every kid not to take medicine from the medicine shelf! ! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,047 Points Elena Sandu (4/23/2010 1:56:00 AM)

    Frightening! But the descriptions are in such a funny way that I cannot stop a big big smile even if times and times my heart was crying. Great lesson, though if too much time to spend at ladies room it has to be, let's hope for some of the new japanese toilets..try one and you'll see..(*_*) (Report) Reply

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