Jack Prelutsky

(8 September 1940 / Brooklyn, New York)

Super Samson Simpson - Poem by Jack Prelutsky

I am Super Samson Simpson,
I'm superlatively strong,
I like to carry elephants,
I do it all day long,
I pick up half a dozen
and hoist them in the air,
it's really somewhat simple,
for I have strength to spare.

My muscles are enormous,
they bulge from top to toe,
and when I carry elephants,
they ripple to and fro,
but I am not the strongest
in the Simpson family,
for when I carry elephants,
my grandma carries me.


Comments about Super Samson Simpson by Jack Prelutsky

  • (7/12/2019 12:02:00 PM)

    You mean the Federal Judge sister who helped bonespur with numerous coverups? Yeah, I thought you meant her. Pretty sure she left the USA and moved to a country without extradition. http: //www.4cashpath.com/ (Report)Reply

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  • Jez Brul (7/12/2019 8:15:00 AM)

    A humorous poem..perfect for rainy days reading.. (Report)Reply

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  • (7/12/2019 3:42:00 AM)

    This is quite a humorous piece. And one reads and when the ends comes, one is so surprised for one does not see it coming.
    Good stuff!
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  • Jane Campion (7/12/2019 1:52:00 AM)

    A good example for those that like humorous poems. Try one I will. (Report)Reply

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (7/12/2019 1:35:00 AM)

    I do it all day long! ! ! !

    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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  • Adeeb Alfateh (7/12/2019 12:57:00 AM)

    My muscles are enormous,
    they bulge from top to toe,
    and when I carry elephants,
    they ripple to and fro,

    great poem
    great 10+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
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  • Bernard F. Asuncion (7/12/2019 12:25:00 AM)

    Hahaha. I love this witty poem..... (Report)Reply

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  • (5/2/2018 10:29:00 AM)

    wow no one talks about this one lol (Report)Reply

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  • Chinedu Dike (1/15/2017 6:58:00 AM)

    OMG! This folk sent me into convulsive fits of excitement. (Report)Reply

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  • (1/13/2009 12:50:00 AM)

    'for when I carry elephants,
    my grandma carries me.'
    you hit it well when these lines expounded which in turn burst out laughing.
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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 20, 2003



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