Please cite all poem references: “Excerpt from ‘Suzie Bitner Was Afraid of the Drain’ by Barbara Vance.” Thank you!

Fast Friends

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”

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