Hungry Rabbit: A bedtime tale

by kdillmanjones

hungry rabbit

There once was a rabbit

who had a bad habit

of eating everything visible.

He swallowed his home,

even the gnome.

He opened for more,

heard a snore,

then realized he was



* 33 words as a children’s bedtime story.


** This bedtime tale is kid-approved! But it was actually my second story. The first, copied below, was rejected by my 4-year-old:

The Chocolate Princess saw that everyone around her was unhappy. After sensing their pain, she pulled down her chocolate tiara, smashed it into a thousand pieces, and fed her entire kingdom. The end.

It was rejected on the grounds that “I don’t like that she had to give up her tiara.”

Happy weekend, all.


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