“A peanut sat on a railroad track ...”

By Anonymous Anonymous
A peanut sat on a railroad track,
His heart was all a-flutter.
The five-fifteen came rushing by--
Toot toot!   Peanut butter!

Source: Knock at a Star (1999)

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Subjects Activities, Eating & Drinking

Poetic Terms Nursery Rhymes

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SUBJECT Activities, Eating & Drinking

Poetic Terms Nursery Rhymes

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