Dressing up is child’s play
Quick! Mummy’s gone out to the garden, and Daddy’s in the shed,
Let’s go and see what it is they’ve hidden under their bed.
I heard Daddy say it’s a donation for the show next week,
But I’m sure it will be alright, if we go and take a peek.
I can see two large bags, you take the red and I’ll take the blue,
Wow! There’s lots of clothes and stuff in here that we can look through.
I’ve found some funny shaped slippers, each look like a fluffy pig,
Look! They fit over my shoes, and make my feet look so big!
You look funny wearing that shirt, it’s hiding your hands and knees,
And with that woolly hat on your head, your ears would never freeze.
This raincoat is huge! Both of us could fit in it together,
We could use it as a tent and stay outside in rainy weather.
I can see an orange scarf, deep down at the bottom in there,
That would look really good around the neck of our teddy bear.
Oh dear! Everything’s scattered on the bed and on the floor,
And now Mummy and Daddy have appeared, laughing by the door.
© Jenny Maryl
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Hope and Inspiration – Encouragement and hope in those moments of searching
Inner reflection – Inner reflection of emotions and forgiveness.
Love and Joy – The love in our hearts and the joy of living.
The Natural World – Nature and its seasons, and of rivers and raindrops.
Wildlife and Pets – The blackbird greeting the dawn, the cat sleeping on the bed.
Time alone with God – Reflections with God, regardless of what you believe.
Christian Poetry – The Gospels and their stories.
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