Aoife Casey – Sleepy Juice

Aoife Casey LE P&W Children Jan 2019

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Sleepy Juice, poems by Aoife Casey

Aoife Casey is aged seven. Sister to Saoirse and Cathal, she lives in Clonee, Dublin 15. She attends Gaelscoil an Chuillín, Tyrrelstown, Dublin 15 (2nd class) and her hobbies include Roald Dahl books, writing stories and she especially loves to perform on stage. She trains with Erin go Brath nursery and she is a member of Stagekidz Academy.

Sleepy Juice

My front tooth fell out when I was in my Granny’s.
I was so happy.

The Tooth Fairy gave me five euros.
The Tooth Fairy put my tooth away.

Yesterday, the dentist
Pulled my back tooth.
He gave me something to numb my jaw,
Said it was Sleepy Juice.
My mouth felt weird.
But I still got five euro.


Is when you are happy
Happiness is also when you are excited.
Happiness is the opposite of sad.
Then you are happy and excited.
Happiness is all about being happy.

© Aoife Casey