A race, a race to Moscow, 

Before the close of day! 

A race, a race to Moscow, 

A long, long way! 

First comes a butterfly a-riding on a frog, 

Next comes a water rat a-floating on a log; 

A caterpillar on the fence, a hopper in the hay 

Who'll get to Moscow before the close of day?  

By Leroy F. Jackson
Category: Classics
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