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by hippo
Rated: E · Poetry · Animal · #703910
A compilation of animal poems for Write a Poem for a Child Contest by MaryJane Garrison
Froggy is hopping
Right across the water,
He jumps from stone to lilypad
Do you really think he oughta ?

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Little Fishy in the pond
Swimming with all his might,
Swam headlong into a pile of weeds
'Cos he forgot to turn right !

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Hippo is B I G, Hippo is strong
Don't ever tell her she's in the wrong,
She's graceful in water and in mud she bathes
No-one dares tell her off if she misbehaves.

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An Octopus named Oscar
Was swimming in the sea,
He swam too near a jagged rock
And badly scraped his knee...knee...knee !

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An ant, he lives with lots of friends
They help each other out,
Some build the house, some collect food
And they never, never S H O U T !

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I'm a little bunny rabbit
With a very twitchy nose,
I've got a fluffy tail
And I don't wear any clothes !

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Elephant is H U G E
His skin is grey and tough,
His trunk is like an arm
Do you think it's long enough ?

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Robin Redbreast in the tree
Loves to sweetly sing,
He also likes Dad's gardening tools
And sits on them in Spring.


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I've got a little snail and I've got a little mouse,
The mouse has got a tail and the snail has got a house,
If the mouse had the house and the snail had the tail,
The tail of the mouse wouldn't fit inside the snail.

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