The Tragedy at Mini-Beastie Hall
by Josie Whitehead
In Beastington a family lived, who made a “Beasts R You,”
It was a section of a garden – well, a mini-beastie zoo.
The little creatures all moved in and crawled around the wall,
And the lovely name they gave their home was Mini-Beastie Hall.
”Let’s throw a lovely party, if the family gives consent.
We’ll plan a meal, arrange some games, get invitations sent.”
The news got round, the day arrived, guests came to “Beasts R You”.
What a really lovely place to live, it’s exactly like a zoo.”
A ladybird, a grasshopper, slugs and worms came too -
It was such a nice occasion and the party grew and grew.
One brought his own computer – the spider’s name was Fred.
“I’ve had a lovely thought” he said “You can learn to surf the web.”
”A computer’s such an asset for your lovely little park
I’ll teach you how to crawl the web – if you wait until it’s dark!
I don’t want you to bug it, or to introduce a worm -
I’ll only teach you one by one – just wait and take your turn.”
So, one by one they entered: “Just what can we achieve?” -
But a tragic thing then happened, for no-one seemed to leave.
Mini Beastie Hall went quiet, there was no-one on the wall -
Which was really not surprising – Fred had eaten one and all.