jungles swing the mumbles

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jungles swing the mumbles  (  a  t r u e  t a l e  )



extras, spectres

zebras stripe the tigers

leaches, screeches

leopards spot the frogs


dangles, scrambles

buzzes, bugs & spiders

horses, courses

water, warts 'n' hogs


blisters, sisters

mizzle mists the yonder

thunder, hungers

simmer sings the ode


carrots, parrots

slither anaconda

forest, forage

stop & lick a toad


balmy, barmy

army ants are marching

nifty, swiftly

fifty hundred legs


tardy, snarly

canopies are barking

tipsy pixies

pygmies hunt for heads


orchid, florid

jungles swing the mumbles

lemurs, creepers

tingles ping the spine


wriggles, jiggles

gibbon on in jumbles

fiddles, scribbles

winging vine to vine

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(  a u t h o r  n o d e s  )

this poem is set in the generic-amalgam jungle

hence the mishmash of different animals

from different continents

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