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Category: Funny Animal Poems
       Classic humorous and funny poems about animals, snakes, lions, cats, birds, frogs, and more.

  THE MICROBE  

The Microbe is so very small
You cannot make him out at all,
But many sanguine people hope
To see him through a microscope.
His jointed tongue that lies beneath
A hundred curious rows of teeth;
His seven tufted tails with lots
Of lovely pink and purple spots

On each of which a pattern stands,
    Composed of forty separate bands;
        His eyebrows of a tender green;
            All these have never yet been seen--
                But Scientists, who ought to know,
                    Assure us that they must be so....
                        Oh! let us never, never doubt
                            What nobody is sure about!

                                                Hilaire Belloc.


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