just as good as dead," the
Easter Bunny said,
old and tired and I deserve a rest.
had it with snow and ice, so I'm going somewhere
and green and lush is best.
where will I go, they will all want to know,
who will do my job?
really just can't stand it, though my fans demand
some may think I am a snob.
rabbits won't do it, though there's not much to
a kitty will take the bait.
are smart and skillful, though often bold and
will train one to be first rate."
found a cat named Mister, who agreed to leave his
learn the Easter Bunny game.
will let you know, every place you have to go.
soon, you'll have glitz and fame."
tiny little cat, wearing the rabbit's tall top hat
learn to hop.
that's not it, you're giving me a nervous fit;
you've really got to stop."
Mister was having fun, wouldn't quit 'til he was done,
out he loved to play with eggs.
rolled them down the hill, of the candy, ate his fill;
high gave him wobbly legs.
you always have to play? I don't have all day
teach you how to be a bunny.
got the itch to go, to get away from all this
please stop trying to be funny."
little wave, Mister said he would behave,
the job was lots of fun.
succeeded to get those eggs where they were needed
before the setting of the sun.
Easter Bunny loved his rest; in the tropics he felt
Mister was a very happy cat.
children hugged him; they really really loved him,
can't beat a deal like that.
this poem is sappy, but if it makes you happy,
will make us smile.
you Easter wishes, along with Easter hugs and kisses
to last a long, long while.
Easter from Jan and Lenny, Baby, Taffy, and Mister
Written 2/17/03 for Hannah, Harrison, and Leah Dalrymple,
and everyone else who is young at heart.
Highway 59, Neosho, MO 64850 (Snail Mail)
always enjoy hearing from you!
page was uploaded to the web on 4/17/03
edited on 02/23/07