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Consider the Porcupine

The porcupine, as we all know, Is not a cuddly creature. He always seems on pins and needles And sharp retorts are his main feature. The porcupine is, by nature, Always slightly out of joint. And if you try to argue with him, He’ll make certain that you get his point. Now Mr. and Mrs. […]

Consider the Grasshopper

Consider the grasshopper; She not here to please. She eats all our flowers And the leaves from our trees. In story she’s lazy She won’t gather or store. She eats for today, Thinking there’s always more. Her main benefit, I think there’s no doubt, Is food for the birds And as bait to catch trout. […]

Consider the Snail Kite

Consider the snail kite A bird of great speed. Which is really a trait That he doesn’t need. Up there on air currents Without effort he sails. But when he attacks All he catches are snails. With claws that can rip And a beak that can bite. The snails that he eats Hardly put up […]

Consider the ‘Possum

Consider the ‘possum, About whom much is said. When life gets too tedious, Mrs. ‘Possum plays dead. She carries her children All around, in her pouch. When they kick and they fight, It has got to be OUCH! But when climbing in trees, And her four feet all fail, And most others would fall, She […]

Consider the Chameleon

Consider the chameleon, The master of disguises. The enemy of insects, The butterfly despises. He sits on a leaf And turns himself green. And though he sits there, He seldom is seen. His tongue is long, And covered with sticky. He’ll eat any bug, He’s certainly not picky. If  there’s nothing there, When you look […]