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THINK OF EIGHT NUMBERS
Shelley Silverstein
Think of eight numbers from one to nine —
That’s fine.
Now pick up the phone and dial them all —
That’s making a call.
Now wait till somebody answers,
Then shout ‘Yickety-yick!’ and hang up quick.
And sit for a while,
And have a smile,
And start all over again.

A poetic prank by Shel Silverstein, from the delightful vintage gem Beastly Boys and Ghastly Girls, illustrated by the great Tomi Ungerer. 
THINK OF EIGHT NUMBERS

Shelley Silverstein


Think of eight numbers from one to nine —

That’s fine.

Now pick up the phone and dial them all —

That’s making a call.

Now wait till somebody answers,

Then shout ‘Yickety-yick!’ and hang up quick.

And sit for a while,

And have a smile,

And start all over again.

A poetic prank by Shel Silverstein, from the delightful vintage gem Beastly Boys and Ghastly Girls, illustrated by the great Tomi Ungerer

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