What if your kid was too obedient?

This week’s offering is about an insect experience. It’s inspired by my fellow tribe-writer Kath Unsworth, who hates spiders and highlights what !unfortunately might happen when a parent demands unquestioning obedience from a kid!

Another snippet from The Unguided Missives of Katie and Zoong (one of my works in progress):


Do not disturb Not on any account

It’s a hot and buzzy afternoon
And Mama’s tired to the bone
She mustn’t be woken up
Not on any account

Not even if I see
A lazy flying wannabe
Float right along my Mama’s teeth
And decide it needs a good look-see

On no account
I was told

Do not disturb
Not even if

A fly happens to happen by
And drop right in

Have you ever given strict instructions to your kids that boomeranged? Tell us about it.

4 Responses to “What if your kid was too obedient?”
  1. Hi Audrey I love this one, my boy loves flies and think they get a bad wrap, this one made me laugh.

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