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Consider the Monkey

Consider the monkey, A devious creature. He mimics mankind In most every feature. But for only one thing, That I think’s just as well, Mankind is not blessed With the monkey’s long tail. Have you ever had thoughts, Of just how it would be, If God handed out tails When he made you and me? […]

Consider the Octopus

Consider the octopus With all his weird features. He must be the strangest Of all of God’s creatures. He changes his color, It would seem on a whim, And he changes his shape When it tends to please him. But the oddest of things, If one just stops to think, With nothing to write with, […]

Consider the Toad

Let’s consider the toad, Who’s a creature of myth. He looks much like a frog Whom he’s close kinfolks with. He’s accused unjustly As the source of our warts; Being used by witches To make brews of all sorts. He’s no match for a tire, Our brown hoppity-toad, Who oft leaves the outline Of himself […]

Consider the Tortoise

He takes long walks Alone in the park But he never fails To get home before dark. ‘Cause he takes his home Wherever he goes He drags it along With the claws on his toes. He’s famous with children For winning one race Which taught the advantage Of a good steady pace. Though safe in […]

Consider the Snake

Let’s give a thought, if you have time, To treatment of the lowly snake. Who without benefit of legs Must travel over land and lake. He lost his legs, the Good Book says, Because he tempted Adam’s wife And brought the first recorded fight Into that happy couple’s life. She’ll crush his head, the curse […]