Annie Fisher, ‘Marvin McLiquorice-Ticklish-Toes’
About Annie Fisher:
Annie Fisher is a literacy consultant, children’s story-teller and poet. She writes for both adults and children. Annie has had two poetry chapbooks published by Happenstance Press: Infinite In All Perfections (2016) and The Deal (2020). She has had many poems published in online and print magazine, and in poetry anthologies. Annie is a member of Taunton’s Fire River Poets, and a life member of the Charles Causley Trust.
put a big chocolate button on the end of his nose.
Then on top of that he balanced a cherry,
a runny poached egg and a small glass of sherry.
Then five jammy-dodgers and six sugar mice,
plus three onion bhajis and special fried rice,
a big bowl of chicken-and-prawn jambalaya
with skewers of melon, fresh figs and papaya,
and sausages smothered in best Dijon mustard,
and hot pumpkin pie with great dollops of custard.
Then tiramisu mixed with pineapple jelly
and ice cream that dribbled all over his belly,
topped off with a helping of green mushy peas.
Then Marvin McLiquorice gave a big SNEEZE!