Saharan Squabble

Animals, Poetry

Two great ships of the desert
argued on the sand
about which one of them
was the most grand

“I’m bigger than you” –
said the ellie to the camel
said the camel “I’m faster –
now cut out your flannel!”

“I carry people” –
said the camel with pride
“so do I ” – said the elephant
“I take them for rides”

Then from behind bushes
something appeared
The king of the jungle
(and both found that weird)

“Will you two stop squabbling! –
It’s my nap time you see
If you don’t – i’ll get hungry…
and you’ll end up as my tea!!!”