Little Turtle

Written By: Vachel Lindsay
Music By: John Alden Carpenter
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There was a little turtle,
He lived in a box.
He swam in a puddle,
He climbed upon the rocks.
He snapped at a mosquito.
He snapped at a flea.
He snapped at a minnow,
And he snapped at me.
He caught the mosquito,
He caught the flea,
He caught the minnow;
But he didn't catch me!