by (Joseph) Hilaire Belloc (1870 - 1953)

The lion
Language: English 
The Lion, the Lion, he dwells in the Waste,
    He has a big head and a very small waist; 
But his shoulders are stark, and his jaws they are grim,
    And a good little child will not play with him. 

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This text was added to the website: 2008-09-08
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Word count: 40