Alexandra Norrskèn (N.S.) (lantichristo) wrote,
Alexandra Norrskèn (N.S.)
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Is Your Mama A Llama?

Photobucket is down ... I can't post any pictures ... so I am re-posting my favorite children story ... just because I can ;)

Is Your Mama A Llama?

"is your mama a llama?"
i asked my friend dave.
"no she is not,"
is the answer dave gave.
"she hangs by her feet,
and she lives in a cave.
i do not believe that's how llamas behave."
"oh," i said. "you are
right about that.
i think that your mama
sounds more like a...BAT!"

"is your mama a llama?"
i asked my friend fred.
"no she is not,"
is what freddy said.
"she has a long neck and
white feathers and wings.
i don't think a llama has
all of those things."
"oh," i said.
"you don't need to go on.
i think that your mama
must be a... SWAN!"

"is your mama a llama?"
i asked my friend jane.
"no she is not,"
jane politely explained.
"she grazes on grass,
and she likes to say, 'moo!'
i don't think that is
what a llama would do."
"oh," i said. "i understand, now.
i think that your mama
must be a... COW!"

"is your mama a llama?"
i asked my friend clyde.
"no she is not,"
is how clyde replied.
"she's got flippers and whiskers
and eats fish all day.
i do not think llamas
act quite in that way."
"oh," i said.
"i'm beginning to feel
that your mama must
really be a... SEAL!"

"is your mama a llama?"
i asked my friend rhonda.
"no she is not,"
is how rhonda responded.
"she's got big hind legs
and a pocket for me,
so i don't think a llama
is what she could be."
"oh," i said.
"that is certainly true.
i think that your mama's a... KANGAROO!"

"is your mama a llama?"
i asked my friend llyn.
"oh lloyd, don't be silly!"
llyn said with a grin.
"my mama has big ears,
long lashes and fur,
and you of all people
should know about her!"
"our mamas belong to the same herd,
and you--know all about llamas
cause you are one, too!"
"yes you are right," i said to my friend.
"my mama's a... LLAMA!"
and this is the end.


Written by Deborah Guarino


Tags: cute, poetry, song of the day
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