The dog was spread out
like a mat on the floor

His tongue hanging out
for water chilled and cool

Dreaming of icy lands
Made his mouth water

The fly swooped down and
made away with the drop!

The dog’s learnt his lesson
He’s become a smart guy

He dreams lovely dreams
With his mouth closed!

Dog Dream [Illustration by Shinod AP]
Dog Dream [Illustration by Shinod AP]

62 words | 0 minutes
Readability: Grade 1 (6-7 year old children)
Based on Flesch–Kincaid readability scores

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