“WHAT THE DINO SAW” by Kate O’Neil

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WHAT THE DINO SAW

(in the Library)

 

Oh no! I can’t believe it.

I’m not in any books.

It’s such a shame because I have

such stunning dino looks.

 

I know I’m on the small side –

the time warp is to blame –

I shrank across the centuries

I passed through as I came

 

to see the distant future-

to see how Earth would change.

But what a shock this gives me-

something’s really strange

 

for all my friends are listed here

but there’s no sign of me.

I’m in a state of crisis

with no identity.

 

It’s bad enough to realise

the dinos all died out.

But who am I? What does it mean?

I think, yet I’m in doubt.

 

My world has crumbled round me.

I’ll make this quite succinct-

Instead of never having been,

I’d rather be extinct.

 

©  Kate O’Neil

https://michellehbarnes.blogspot.com/2018/04/dmc-what-dino-saw-when-he-visited.html

 

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