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The Hippopotamus

Ogden Nash

Behold the hippopotamus!
We laugh at how he looks to us,
And yet in moments dank and grim,
I wonder how we look to him.
Peace, peace, thou hippopotamus!
We really look all right to us,
As you no doubt delight the eye
Of other hippopotami.

Added: 29 Aug 2001 | Last Read: 25 Sep 2017 2:45 PM | Viewed: 8725 times

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