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Imagine waking up,<br>
 
Imagine waking up,<br>
And beside on on the pillow.<br>
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And just beside you on your pillow.<br>
Is the infamous little noise-ster,<br>
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Is the infamous furry little noise-machine,<br>
 
The screaming hairy armadillo.<br>
 
The screaming hairy armadillo.<br>
  
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Whenever threatened,<br>
 
Whenever threatened,<br>
 
This little hairy ball of armor lets out a scream.<br>
 
This little hairy ball of armor lets out a scream.<br>
Like a terrified child,<br>
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Like a terrified child in the night,<br>
 
After a very bad dream.<br>
 
After a very bad dream.<br>
  
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From burrowing in arid Bolivia,<br>
 
From burrowing in arid Bolivia,<br>
To a little sanctuary near by bed.<br>
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To a pretty little hand made sanctuary near by bed.<br>
 
I could dress it in little dancing shorts,<br>
 
I could dress it in little dancing shorts,<br>
And feed it cheese and bread.<br>
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And feed it good cheese and bread.<br>
  
  
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You are safe in my hands.<br>
 
You are safe in my hands.<br>
 
You have no more need to make noise.<br>
 
You have no more need to make noise.<br>
Only sweet dreams,<br>
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Only sweet dreams.<br>
  
 
As I cuddle you and put you to bed.<br>
 
As I cuddle you and put you to bed.<br>

Latest revision as of 00:54, 13 August 2019

NOTE: This page is a daughter page of: Silly animal poems


A lullaby.... for a screaming hairy armadillo

I wanted to write a sweet poem,
For a pretty incredible girl.
But the poem topic she gave me,
Is the least romantic animal in the world.


Oh sure this animal is cute to look at,
And small enough to fit in your pocket.
But it makes a noise that would scare even a ghost,
And exit earth on a rocket.


Imagine waking up,
And just beside you on your pillow.
Is the infamous furry little noise-machine,
The screaming hairy armadillo.


Whenever threatened,
This little hairy ball of armor lets out a scream.
Like a terrified child in the night,
After a very bad dream.


Is it possible to hold this animal,
In such a way it doesn't get terrified.
Where it remains silent and calm,
And just sits on its backside.


If this little sphere of hairy plates,
With its cute little foreign face.
Become my pet and learns to love me,
And smile with armadillo grace.


From burrowing in arid Bolivia,
To a pretty little hand made sanctuary near by bed.
I could dress it in little dancing shorts,
And feed it good cheese and bread.


Good night little hairy armadillo.
You are safe in my hands.
You have no more need to make noise.
Only sweet dreams.

As I cuddle you and put you to bed.






            -- by Andrew Noske







About this Poem...

Animal: Screaming hairy armadillo
Description/motivation: What a crazy creature. I dedicate this to Lana. Nobody has ever chosen quite a strange animal before!


This is one in a serious of poems I've written about various animals. The motivation, is that I love the idea of spirit animals, and I decided, one day, to ask many of my friend what animal they think best represents their personality. In some cases the poems are written with the person in mind... and sometimes it's purely about the animal. Read more about my process here. If you love this poem or want another written please e-mail me at andrew.noskeATSIGNgmail.com. :-)
This is an original poem by me!