Clement Clarke Moore

New York City, New York
Clement Clarke Moore
New York City, New York
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The Pig And The Rooster

Rating: 3.2
On a warm sunny day, in the midst of July,
A lazy young pig lay stretched out in his sty,
Like some of his betters, most solemnly thinking
That the best things on earth are good eating and drinking.
At length, to get rid of the gnats and the flies,
He resolv'd, from his sweet meditations to rise;
And, to keep is skin pleasant, and pliant, and cool,
He plung'd him, forthwith, in the next muddy pool.

When, at last, he thought fit to arouse from his bath,
A conceited young rooster came just in his path:
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COMMENTS
Susan Williams 25 December 2015
I quite enjoyed the humor in this barnyard homily.
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Ratnakar Mandlik 25 December 2015
Fantastic and full of fun poem. Enjoyed reading and I am sure children as well as people of all ages will be amused by it's reading. Thanks for sharing.10 points.
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