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As Soon as Fred Gets Out of Bed

Poem By: Jack Prelutsky   |   Views: 5169   |   Word Count: 69   |   View PDF   |   Print View

  


As soon as Fred gets out of bed,
his underwear goes on his head.
His mother laughs, "Don't put it there,
a head's no place for underwear!"
But near his ears, above his brains,
is where Fred's underwear remains.

At night when Fred goes back to bed,
he deftly plucks it off his head.
His mother switches off the light
and softly croons, "Good night! Good night!"
And then, for reasons no one knows,
Fred's underwear goes on his toes.
 

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About the Author Jack Prelutsky (1940 - present) was born in Brooklyn, New York, on September 8, 1940 and is the author of more than 50 poetry collections including Nightmares: Poems to Trouble Your Sleep (1976), The Mean Old Mean Hyena (1978), and Something BIG Has Been Here (1990)... Read Jack Prelutsky's Full Biography  
 
 
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