Dear Mum poem by Brian Patten – Summary and Questions and Answers

Dear Mum’ is a comic poem written by Brian Patten. It is actually a letter written by a child to his mom who wasn’t at home and he spent the day alone. It reveals the child’s inappropriate behaviour. He had broken the cup and vase brought from China by his mother’s grandfather. However, the mischievous child claims that he has no idea how this happened. He claims that he did not turn on the water, but water began to overflow mysteriously.