If a cow has horns (Poem 2019 – 3)

If a cow has horns
on the top of its head
and a shiny ring through its nose
is it really a cow with its soft brown eyes
or a dangerous bull to avoid

If a fish has teeth
as it swims round the sea
its eyes show a menacing glare
is it really a fish with a predatory look
or a scary shark, beware

If a person is smiling
does it mean they’re happy
does their smile reach into their eyes
can you see what is really troubling them
or are they hiding their sorrow inside

copyright © 2019 Karen Horsley

Comments

2 comments on “If a cow has horns (Poem 2019 – 3)”
  1. Very, very good indeed. Brilliant actually. 🙏

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Karen says:

      Lol I enjoyed writing it!

      Liked by 1 person

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