Eat, Yawn And Sleep

Poem By Raj Arumugam

the novices are comparing notes
proud of their teachers
(for if you boast of your Teacher
you make yourself look good)

'My teacher can go without food
for days at will, ' says Owl at Lake

'My teacher is so elegant
he never yawns, ' says Silk Robe

'My teacher is even better, ' says Energy Jump,
'for he can go days without food, water and sleep'

'My teacher, ' says Lazy Mumble,
'I reckon has to be the best
for he eats when he has to,
drinks when he must
and yawns as much as he wants to
and sleeps when it ‘s time'

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