How to Turn Your Teacher Purple!

Heebie Geebie, Hurple Burple
Time to turn my teacher…PURPLE!

Simply chant this magic spell
soon your teacher looks unwell:
purple cheeks and purple nose
purpleness from head to toes

Feed her beetroot every hour
see her fill with purple power
bloomin’ like a purple flower
how she’ll scream
when in the shower!!!

Copyright: from How to Turn Your Teacher Purple and Other Sizzling Science Poems (A&C Black, 2011), © James Carter 2011, used by permission of the author

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