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Oklahoma Agriculture in the Classroom

Songs and Poems

The Cow

Thank you, pretty cow that made
Pleasant milk to soak my bread.
Every day and every night,
Warm and fresh and sweet and white.
Do not chew the hemlock rank,
Growing on the weedy bank;
But the yellow cowslips eat.
They will make your milk so sweet.
Where the purple violet grows,
Where the bubbling water flows,
Where the grass is fresh and fine,
Pretty cow, go there and dine.