For years we’ve had a little dog,
Last year we acquired a big dog;
He wasn’t big when we got him,
He was littler than the dog we had…
We thought our little dog would lo…
My heart leaps up when I behold
A rainbow in the sky;
Contrariwise, my blood runs cold
When little boys go by.
For little boys as little boys,
One thing that literature would be…
Would be a more restricted employm…
Authors of all races, be they Gre…
Can’t seem just to say that anythi…
Breath, slip out;
Blood, be channeled,
And wind about.
O, blessed breath and blood which…
As I was going to St. Ives
I met a man with seven lives;
In seven sacks,
Like seven beeves
May I join you in the doghouse, R…
I wish to retire till the party’s…
Since three o’clock I’ve done my…
To entertain each tiny guest;
My conscience now I’ve left behin…
This is my dream,
It is my own dream,
I dreamt it.
I dreamt that my hair was kempt.
Then I dreamt that my true love u…
The people upstairs all practise b…
Their living room is a bowling all…
Their bedroom is full of conducted…
Their radio is louder than yours,
They celebrate week-ends all the w…
In spite of her sniffle,
Some girls with a sniffle
Would be weepy and tiffle;
They would look awful,
So Thomas Edison
Never drank his medicine;
So Blackstone and Hoyle
Refused cod-liver oil;
So Sir Thomas Malory
Behold the hippopotamus!
We laugh at how he looks to us,
And yet in moments dank and grim,
I wonder how we look to him.
Peace, peace, thou hippopotamus!
The Lord in His wisdom made the f…
And then forgot to tell us why.
Behold the duck.
It does not cluck.
A cluck it lacks.
It is specially fond
From whence arrived the praying ma…
From outer space, or lost Atlanti…
glimpse the grin, green metal mug
at masks the pseudo-saintly bug,
Orthopterous, also carnivorous,