Image of "Mr. Caterpillar" poem from children's poetry book "Suzie Bitner Was Afraid of the Drain" by Barbara Vance

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Mr. Caterpillar

Mr. Caterpillar,
I hope you’re happy now –
You’ve stuffed yourself
All full of leaves,
I’m sure the taste
Was bound to please,
But now I’m on
My hands and knees
Replanting all your chow!

~ Barbara Vance

Excerpt from the poetry collection “Suzie Bitner Was Afraid of the Drain”

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