Poetry Blog by M.C. Newberry (crackers)

ANIMAL CRACKERS (aka "You Dirty Rat, Ewe!")

Can a cat be a rat -

Or a cockroach a louse?

Could a sheep get a name as a cow?

 

Can a dog be a swine,

Or an elephant a mouse?

Could a hen be a fowl-tempered sow?

 

Can a mare be a nag -

Or a carthorse an ass?

(This is getting a bit odd, I'll allow).

 

Can a hornet be fly -

Or a snake be a grass?

(To your better judgement, I'll bow).

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