Poems Teachers Ask For

Book Two

Author: Various Authors
Language: English
Wordcount: 93,203 / 287 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 629
Added to site: 2006.10.05
mnybks.net#: 14747
Genre: Poetry
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You can hear his clear voice
As the mountains rejoice,
"Sheepy sheep, sheepy sheep, sheepy sheep!"
Up the hillside so steep,
Into caverns so deep,
"Sheepy sheep, sheepy sheep, sheepy sheep!"

Now he hears its weak "baa,"
And he answers it, "Ah!
Sheepy sheep, sheepy sheep, sheepy sheep!"
Then its answering bleat
Hurries on his glad feet,
And his arms gather up his lost sheep.

Wet and cold on his breast
The lost lamb found its rest
As he bore it adown to the fold.
And the ninety and nine
Bleat for joy down the line,
That it's safe from the wolf and the cold.

Then he said to his friends,

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