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A tALe oF TwO bUGS

A Tale of Two Bugs Two bugs go strolling along the road one day One is named Joe The other is named Bo Joe told Bo he knew of a great hangout around the bend He called out to his friend and invited him along Joe began to hum a happy tune and asked Bo to join him Two happy fellers off on the side of the road Singing their hearts out as though they had no cares in the world Joe instantly remembered he had left his wallet at home So he headed back in the opposite direction Bo merrily followed him Along the way they picked up two toads Who helped them make up time in record speed So there you have it Two bugs and two toads alongside the road Next a big semitruck rolls along and squashes one of the toad’s front legs Now there were two bugs, one able-bodied toad, and one hippity hoppity toad All singing along the old long road Next the four see a walking stick up ahead The walking stick says to the injured toad, “I will be a handy crutch for You. Just allow me to help pave the way!” The injured toad joyfully accepted the walking stick’s offer and walked More gracefully along the road Next on the journey the caravan of friends approached a mud puddle where several lady bugs were bathing They offered to help them out of the puddle and jumped in themselves Well, all of them except the injured toad and the walking stick They stayed on the edge of the puddle til the swimming party concluded Splishing and splashing they merrily sang wishing they could be forever friends What is the moral of this story you ask? The moral of this story is two fold The best friends in the world are the ones who are the most unique And the one’s who help you when you are down on your luck The second moral is that if you are traveling along a dangerous road It is better to travel as a friendly caravan Gwendolen Rix 7-14-14 Dedicated to Melanie and Leslie

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