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Please sir I have forgotten

Please sir, I have forgotten,
To bring to art today,
My one and only pencil,
I don’t know what to say.
It’s not inside my bag or coat,
It’s not inside my tray,
It’s not inside my pencil case,
Where I keep it everyday.

Young man, you have forgotten,
To bring to art today,
Your one and only pencil,
Well, I have this to say:
It’s not inside your bag or coat,
It’s not inside your tray,
It’s not inside your pencil case,
‘Cause you left it in my clay!

© Stephen Norwood 2000

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Please sir I have forgotten