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Consider the Giraffe

The giraffe walks around all day, His head up in a cloud. He never says a word, Well, at least not one out loud. From way up there on high, He can see all of the sights. You have to pity a giraffe Who’s deathly scared of heights. He has two little knobby horns; Though […]

Consider the Mule

Let’s now consider the mule. He’s a most stubborn fellow, With an irritating voice That is more like a bellow. He very seldom agrees With anything you want done; He seems to be obstinate Just because he thinks it’s fun. A synonym for stubborn, A name that certainly fits; When you most need him to […]

Consider the Hippopotamus

Consider the hippopotamus… Who spends all day in the swimming pool. Hippos will eat only vegetables, Which Mom thinks is a very good rule. If Hippos eats only vegetables, And other healthy foods like that, Doesn’t it make you wonder why Hippo is the synonym for fat? When one reaches her maturity, And her waist […]

Consider the Praying Mantis

Consider the praying mantis, Seemingly a most loving bug. Before she dines on her victim, She gives it a most loving hug. Then after hugging her victim, Just before she eats off its face, She folds her front appendages, Then bowing her head, she says grace. But the way that she treats her mate, A […]

Consider the Snail (Epilogue)

So, little snail, you give me thought While looking at your shiny trail. How to express my gratitude For lessons that you taught so well? They say that snails are mostly water; I think they’re made of mostly goo, ‘Cause water wouldn’t be so hard For me to clean off of my shoe.