Please cite all poem references: “Excerpt from ‘Suzie Bitner Was Afraid of the Drain’ by Barbara Vance.” Thank you!
Said the turtle to the sloth,
“You are awfully, awfully slow.”
And the sloth, he thought a moment,
And he smiled and said, “I know.”
Then the sloth said to the turtle,
“You are not so very fast.”
And the two of them decided
Here’s a friendship that would last.
~ Barbara Vance
Excerpt from the poetry collection “Suzie Bitner Was Afraid of the Drain”