Happy Animal

Original Text: 
Natalee Caple, The Semiconducting Dictionary (Our Strindberg) (Toronto: ECW Press, 2010): 44. PS 8555 A653S45 2010 Robarts Library
1Green birds love tinsel
2And red birds love silk
3Gold birds love liquor
4And blue birds love milk
5Lizards love butter
6And camels love steak
7Night owls love windmills
8And foxes love cake
9The world loves the moonbeams
10The moon loves the sky
11The sky loves the ocean
12No one knows why
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
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