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A Child's Own Book of Verse, Book One by  Ada M. Skinner and Frances Gillespy Wickes

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HOW TO GET A BREAKFAST

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Said the first little chick,

With a queer little squirm,

"I wish I could find

A fat little worm."


Said the next little chick,

With an odd little shrug,

"I wish I could find

A fat little bug."


Said the third little chick,

With a shrill little squeal,

"I wish I could find

Some nice yellow meal."


Said the fourth little chick,

With a small sigh of grief,

"I wish I could find

A little green leaf."


"See here," called the hen

From the near garden patch,

"If you want any breakfast

Just come here and scratch!"


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