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No word of a lie!

Discussion in 'Primary' started by mill12, May 12, 2016.

  1. mill12

    mill12 New commenter

    Hi has anyone got the poem "No Word of a Lie" by Jackie Kay? Been looking everywhere and I can't seem to find it so if some kind soul can point me in the right direction I would be grateful! Thanks
     
  2. Joi

    Joi New commenter

    Word of a Lie


    I am the fastest runner in my school and that’s

    NO WORD OF A LIE

    I’ve got gold fillings in my teeth and that’s

    NO WORD OF A LIE

    In my garden, I’ve got my own big bull and that’s

    NO WORD OF A LIE

    I’m brilliant at giving my enemies grief and that’s

    NO WORD OF A LIE

    I can multiply three billion and twenty-seven by nine billion

    four thousand and one in two seconds and that’s

    NO WORD OF A LIE

    I can calculate the distance between planets before you’ve

    had toast and that’s

    NO WORD OF A LIE

    I can always tell when my best pals boast and that’s

    NO WORD OF A LIE

    I’d been round the world twice before I was three and a

    quarter and that’s

    NO WORD OF A LIE

    I am definitely my mother’s favourite daughter and that’s

    NO WORD OF A LIE

    I am brilliant at fake laughter. I go Ha aha Ha ha ha and

    that’s

    NO WORD OF A LIE

    I can tell the weather from one look at the sky and that’s

    NO WORD OF A LIE

    I can predict disasters, floods, earthquakes and murders and

    that’s

    NO WORD OF A LIE

    I can always tell when other people lie and that’s

    NO WORD OF A LIE

    I can even tell if someone is going to die and that’s

    NO WORD OF A LIE

    I am the most popular girl in my entire school and that’s

    NO WORD OF A LIE

    I know the golden rule, don’t play the fool, don’t boast, be

    shy and that’s

    NO WORD OF A LIE

    I am sensitive, I listen, I have kind brown eyes and that’s

    NO WORD OF A LIE


    You don’t have to believe me do you?

    ALL RIGHT, ALL RIGHT, ALL RIGHT

    I am the biggest liar in my school and that’s

    NO WORD OF A LIE
     
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  3. mill12

    mill12 New commenter

    Joi you are an absolute star. Thank you so much.
     
  4. Joi

    Joi New commenter

    You're welcome mill, I just googled!
     
  5. mill12

    mill12 New commenter

    So did I but I couldn't see it!!
     

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