Pets In Class

Our teacher let us bring our pets

to class for show and tell.

Alas, however, this endeavour

didn’t go too well.


It wasn’t funny when my bunny

gnawed right through my books,

and when my pug attacked the rug

we got some awkward looks.


Dan’s Dalmatian dealt damnation

everywhere it dashed.

Ben’s Belgian Hare upset a chair

while ornaments were smashed.


Ravinder’s rat (an acrobat)

leapt up to grab the light,

and Eric’s ferrets brought no merits

when they had a fight.


But I can say, despite today

our teacher’s room is fine,

for this misrule was not at school:

our lesson was online.

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