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There Was a Little Girl

By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 

There was a little girl

Who had a little curl

Right in the middle of her forhead.

When she was good,

She was very very good indeed,

And when she was bad, she was horrid.

I have three gorgeous grandgirls –beautiful in different ways.

One is tall and trim with a flowing gypsy beauty that leaves onlookers stunned.

She is very very good indeed and a pleasure to see.

One is a willowy blonde nymph who has a smile of love so wide you can’t help smiling back,

And a silken, molten beauty that leaves you feeling all warm inside.

She is very very good indeed and a pleasure to see.

And one is a sophisticated beauty reminiscent of classic stars of the silver screen, but wait,

See the twinkle in her eye and the urge to make fun out of fame?

This girl is the one all right.

And who could possibly resist?

She is also very very good indeed and her gift to us is laughter,

But when she is bad, she is horrid.

When She is Bad, She is Horrid


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