Sandra’s seen a leprechaun
Eddie touched a troll,
Laurie danced with witches once,
Charlie found some goblins' gold.
Donald heard a mermaid sing,
Susy spied an elf,
But all the magic I have known
I've had to make myself.
Rhyme: elf and myself, troll and gold. Idiom: Sandra’s seen a leprechaun, Laurie danced with witches once, Donald heard a mermaid sing. Alliteration: Sandra’s seen a leprechaun, Susy spied an elf.
I think this poem means all of the author’s friends said they have seen mythical things, but the author keeps it all in his imagination.
I think the author was using his imagination while writing this poem, or the author’s friends might have said lies.