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Song of the Castle Poet

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How White and Scarlet Is that Face

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O Here It Is and There It Is…

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Little Spider

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‘It Worries Me to Know’

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A-Lolling on the Shores of Old Hawaii

O’er Seas that Have No Beaches

The Bullfrog and the Flies

The Rhino and the Lark

Richly in the Unctuous Dell

Manifold Basket’s Song

With a One, Two, Up!

In Ancient Days

O Keep Away

O Darling When a Story’s Done

Undertaker’s Song (1)

Undertaker’s Song (2)

Nannie Slagg’s Song

Fuchsia’s Song

Nannie Slagg’s Lullaby

Where the Little Dunderhead

Lean Sideways on the Wind

Of Pygmies, Palms and Pirates

An Angry Cactus Does No Good

I Cannot Give the Reasons

O Little Fly

How Fly the Birds of Heaven

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Leave the Stronger

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Fish or Fowl

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‘Shrink! Shrink!’

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An Old and Crumbling Parapet

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It Is Most Best

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The Hours of Night Are Drawing On

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Over the Pig-Shaped Clouds They Flew

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Come, Break the News to Me, Sweet Horse!

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What Though My Jaw

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The Trouble with Geraniums

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Crocodiles

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Along the Cold, Regurgitating Shore

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I Have My Price

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Jehovah, Jehovah

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Synopsis: Over the Border or The Adventures of Footfruit 208

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