Shaun Short’s Short Shorts

Shaun Short bought some shorts.
The shorts were shorter than Shaun Short thought.
Shaun Short’s short shorts were so short,
Shaun Short thought, “Shaun you ought
Not to have bought shorts so short!”

Copyright: From The Poetry Chest (Oxford University Press, 2007), © John Foster 2007, used by permission of the author

More about this poem

You will hear that John reads with quite a serious tone, even for the humorous poems – which perhaps adds to the amusement.

Learn more

Explore Similar Poems

Also by John Foster

By Tags

Featured in the Archive