When at last we are sure
You’ve been properly pilled,
Then a few paper forms
Must be properly filled
So that you and your heirs
May be properly billed.

You're Only Old Once! : A Book for Obsolete Children (1986)
tagged: aging

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“This”, cried the Mayor, “is your town’s darkest hour!
The time for all Whos who have blood that is red
To come to the aid of their country!”, he said.
“We’ve GOT to make noises in greater amounts!
So, open your mouth, lad! For every voice counts!”

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I meant what I said,
and I said what I meant
An elephant’s faithful,
One hundred percent.

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Oh the things you can find
If you don’t stay behind!

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