[PW] Children's Poem

Bye, Dan J D.J.Bye at shu.ac.uk
Thu May 28 08:57:19 PDT 2009


Oh, no, I see this is the one from the Larsen-life blog.  I didn't check. Sorry.

Dan

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> Could it be "Patience" by Bobbi Katz?  It appeared in the Random House Book of Poetry for Children (1983):
> 
> Chocolate Easter bunny
> In a jelly bean nest,
> I'm saving you for very last
> Because I love you best.
> I'll only take a nibble
> >From the tip of your ear
> And one bite from the other side
> So that you won't look queer.
> Yum, you're so delicious!
> I didn't mean to eat
> Your chocolate tail till Tuesday.
> Ooops! There go your feet!
> I wonder how your back tastes
> With all that chocolate hair.
> I never thought your tummy
> Was only filled with air!
> Chocolate Easter bunny
> In a jelly bean nest,
> I'm saving you for very last
> Because I love you best.
> 
> 
> Dan
> 
> > Quoting "Mann, Richard" <richard.mann at sjvls.org>:
> >
> > > Here's a challenging question: The patron remembers a poem by a
> > > well-known children's poet, which had a title something like "How to
> > > Eat a Chocolate Bunny" (or Rabbit). She says the gist of the poem is
> > > that it tells you how to eat the ears, then another part, then
> > > another part, etc. She thinks she's seen it in an anthology and that
> > > it's a well known author. I have tried Google and tried the
> > > Children's Poetry Archive and our catalog (besides looking in our
> > > books here), to no avail.  This poem is NOT "Chocolate Bunny" by
> > > varivas or "Chocolate Easter bunny", first line, from the Larsen-life
> > > blogspot.
> > >
> > > Richard Mann, Librarian
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