Riding Song [poem by C. J. Dennis]

[Editor: This poem by C. J. Dennis was published in A Book for Kids, 1921.]

Riding Song

Flippity-flop! Flippity-flop!
Here comes the butcher to bring us a chop,
Cantering, cantering down the wide street
On his little bay mare with the funny white feet;
Cantering, cantering out to the farm,
Stripes on his apron and basket on arm.
Run to the window and tell him to stop —
Flippity-flop! Flippity-flop!



Source:
C. J. Dennis. A Book for Kids, Angus & Robertson, Sydney, [1921], page 21

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