And, They Told Me

And, they told me
To look out for big old bears
Who wandered the woods
They told me
You were trouble
Why, how wrong they be
I think you’re quite lovely
So, I shall stay for a while
If you don’t mind
Stay a while indeed

Poem by Athey Thompson
Art by John Bauer

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3 thoughts on “And, They Told Me

  1. I’ve fallen in love with Athey’s poems. I want to share them with the children I teach

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    1. Hello, thank you, I’m glad you like my little poems.
      I have published A little book of poetry. You can see more of my work on my Facebook page Tales of the old forest faeries or you can email me on
      Thank you


  2. Christine clark 5th Feb 2022 — 1:22 am

    Just beautiful I’d like to order your poem books how do i

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