The Gum Tree
Kookaburra perched in the old gum tree,
laughing so, he holds his sides...carefully.
The reason he is chuckling loud with glee,
he caught a chubby tree frog for his tea.
On the next branch, koala munched a leaf,
thinking about Possum, who was causing grief,
proclaiming to the bushland he'd been made chief.
How can he claim that ? We know he's a thief!
Here comes Goanna, clawing up the bark,
wants to reach the tree top long before dark.
Beware those sharp claws and their nasty mark,
though not nearly as bad as if goanna was a shark.
Up any big tree in the great land of 'Oz'
you can find, when you look, funny things...just because...
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