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Snake Song

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Toad gots measles
Frog gots mumps
Both gots such
Disgusting bumps.

They so ugly
It's a sin.
They be jumpin'
Out that skin.

Pay no mind
These creepy items
Close my eyes
I bite 'ems, bite 'ems.

J. Patrick Lewis, "Snake Song" from A Hippopotamusn’t, published by The Dial Press. Copyright © 1990 by J. Patrick Lewis. Reprinted by permission of Curtis Brown, Ltd.
Source: A Hippopotamusn’t (Dial, 1990)
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