Marco's Poetry — Wildlife

Please enjoy these offerings from Marco’s extensive repertoire. These poems were chosen for their wide appeal. Not included are many of Marco’s comedy hits and poems suitable for adults. If you would to hear them, book Marco now!

Granny and the Snake

I don’t kill any animals if I can help it, but grew up at a time when the following rule was applied, ‘The only good snake was a dead one’. My Granny, Ivy Afflick, having been brought up in deadly Taipan Country on the Atherton Table Lands, was the toughest old bird I knew. The real lesson - leave them alone!

Categories: Australian Bush Verse, Download the Poem, Live Performance, Performance Poetry, Poems for Kids, Poems for Recital, Snakes, Wildlife

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Mozzie Attack

The North Gregory Hotel Winton is a great pub, but stupid me left the doors open at the Outback Festival all night and woke up scratching. I wrote this poem for the Breakfast Show that day.

Categories: Australian Bush Verse, Comedy, Concert, Download the Poem, Live Performance, Performance Poetry, Poems for Recital, Wildlife

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The Cheeky Frog

Marco loves Frogs. He can't believe some people find them gross to touch, or become frantic when a wet slimy Frog is near them. He wondered what a 'cheeky' frog might like to do to freak out unsuspecting Humans.

Categories: Aminals, Australian Bush Verse, Children, Download the Poem, Kids, Performance Poetry, Pets, Poems for Kids, Poems for Recital, School Visits, Wildlife

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