F.2 Poem - Girls
Python

Swaggering prince
Giant among snakes.
They say python has no house.
I heard it a long time ago
And I laughed and laughed and laughed.
For who owns the ground under the lemon grass?
Who owns the ground under the elephant grass?
Who owns the swamp°–father of rivers?
Who owns the stagnant pool°–father of waters?

Because they never walk hand in hand
People say that snakes only walk singly.
But just imagine
Suppose the viper walks in front
The green mamba follows
And the python creeps rumbling behind°–
Who will be brave enough
To wait for them?

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