All entries for Tuesday 23 May 2006
May 23, 2006
the blogger searched ineptly
'til he found a fine abode
was it house of william gates?
no! it was mr toad's
the world has held great heroes
as history–books have showed
but never a name to go down to fame
compared with that of toad!
the clever men at oxford
know all that there is to be knowed
but they none of them know one half as much
as intelligent mr toad!
the animals sat in the ark and cried
their tears in torrents flowed
who was it said, "there's land ahead"?
encouraging mr toad!
the army all saluted
as they marched along the road.
was it the king? or kitchener?
no. It was mr toad.
the queen and her ladies–in–waiting
sat at the window and sewed
she cried, "look! who's that HANDSOME man?"
they answered, "mr toad.