Instead of teaching right and wrong answers, it's about thinking poems are things you can climb into and investigate - just as you would climb into a cupboard and feel your way around to find out where you are.
Into a cupboard -- or behind the dustbin?
Down Behind the Dustbin
Down behind the dustbin
I met a dog called Ted.
‘Leave me alone,’ he says,
‘I’m just going to bed.’
And you could also explore a little
I love chocolate cake.
And when I was a boy
I loved it even more.
More fun and nonsense poems by Michael Rosen are found here and on Mr. Rosen's own website .