For alligators, apricots, acorns and apple trees; For bumblebees, bananas, blueberries and beagles; Coconuts, crawdads, cornfields and coffee; Daisies, elephants, and flying fish; For groundhog, glaciers and grasslands; Hippos and hazelnuts, icicles and iguanas; For juniper, jackrabbits and junebugs; Kudzo and kangaroos, lightning bugs and licorice; For mountains and milkweed and mistletoe; Narwhals and nasturtiums, otters and ocelots; For peonies and persimmons and polar bears; Quahogs and Queen Anne's Lace; For raspberries and roses; Salmon and sassafras, tornadoes and tulipwood; Urchins and valleys and waterfalls; Yaks and yams and yogurt. We are grateful, good Earth, not least of all, For zinnias, zucchini, and zebras, And for the alphabet of wonderful things that are simple as ABC.
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