Title: Zodiac town; the rhymes of Amos and Ann
Year: 1921 (1920s)
Authors: Turner, Nancy Byrd, b. 1880
Publisher: Boston, The Atlantic monthly press
Contributing Library: Information and Library Science Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Digitizing Sponsor: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Virgo Oh, such a funny August house — It really was lihe a zoo, For animals roamed in all the rooms (Even a kangaroo); Such sociable, smiling, friendly beasts! As soon as the travelers came, They hurried out with extended paws, Announcing, each, his name.
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Oh, such a funny A ugust house —// really was like a zoo ZODIAC TOWN 83 YY/HY, how in the world did they learn to talk?the young visitors cried. Did they go toschool, J. M.? By that time the various animals, having performedtheir duties as hosts, had scampered off to play again,and so they were out of hearing. Did they go to school? the children repeated. The Journeying Man shook his head and madeanswer: — The birds and beasts dont go to school;I guess t would make them mad to;They would nt pass an hour in class.But just suppose they had to!How funny it would be to seeThe desks all full of scholars,With fins and claws and hoofs and paws,Skin coats and brown fur collars! How strange t would seem to happen byAnd hear the teacher saying, The kitty-cat geographyMust be kept in from playing;And once again I tell you plainThat I shall give a rappingTo the very next first-reader owlThat I discover napping. 84 ZODIAC TOWN The crabs would write in copy-books, Such crawly, scrawly letters;
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