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RECIPE FOR LITTLE BOYSBy LOUI

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RECIPE FOR LITTLE BOYS
By LOUIS J, SÄNKER
WHAT are little boys made of?
Mothers all know what they're made of.
Yelling and running,
Tousled heads sunning,
Robbers and G-Men, make-believe gunning;
Splinters and scratches,
Wild wrestling matches,
Guarding a bird's nest until the egg hatches;
Puddles of rain and the wade of;
Tallness of trees, not the shade of;
A light, for the dark they're afraid of—
And that's what little boys are made of.

What are little boys made of?
Daddies can tell what they're made of.
Coasting and cheering,
Standing-up steering;
Building a doghouse, tools disappearing;
Hunger a pleasure;
Shoes without measure,
Hoes in the back yard, digging for treasure;
Apples that hang, and the raid of;
Pride in a knife and the blade of;
Circus in town, the parade of—
And that's what little boys are made of.
© 2013 - 2020 Kimp3473
This is a poem by my great grandpa. The reason it says Louis Sanker is because she submitted it to the newspaper, and she also helped write them when she was little.
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