Lewis Carroll

(27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898 / Cheshire)

The Crocodile - Poem by Lewis Carroll

How doth the little crocodile
Improve his shining tail,
And pour the waters of the Nile
On every golden scale!

How cheerfully he seems to grin
How neatly spreads his claws,
And welcomes little fishes in,
With gently smiling jaws!

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

Poem Edited: Friday, January 27, 2012

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