The Giant Turtle Song (Lyrics)

June 29, 2009
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I was with a couple friends
Swimming in a lake
And we were having so much fun
We'd stop for no one's sake

And that is when one of us found
A Giant Turtle Shell
And through a bit of more searching
We found the rest as well

Oh, please don't eat me giant turtle
I'm just a young boy
Please don't eat me giant turtle
Sorry if I annoy

Now I am quite paranoid
About this turtle thing
And now there is not much I do
Except stand here and sing

Then I fin'lly faced my fear
And got back in the lake
While I was lifting up some rocks
I saw a giant wake

Please don't eat me giant turtle
I'm just a young boy
Please don't eat me giant turtle
Sorry if I annoy

Then the turtle came to me
And said, "I hate that chorus.
Besides you've got the facts all wrong
I'm actually a tortoise."

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BrightStar24 said...
Mar. 13, 2016 at 9:54 pm
I like the twist at the end. Great job.
jonesy_64 said...
Oct. 8, 2015 at 5:50 pm
that was really great well written
greendaylover21 said...
Sept. 16, 2015 at 12:42 pm
This poem was very executed. I like it very much. Let me know when you post another one. I love your work!
Amai-kun This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 16, 2015 at 5:17 pm
I think you did well, but the subject matter just isn't for me.
. said...
Sept. 2, 2012 at 12:17 pm
ADORABLE!!! Ha ha really a tortoise; that's funny...
nightgirl13 said...
Nov. 19, 2010 at 4:09 pm
that was hillarious sorry if i misspelled it
Estelle18 replied...
Apr. 24, 2012 at 7:47 am
hahahaha this was great!!! I needed this :) 
GodStrongKid said...
Oct. 7, 2010 at 7:27 pm
this is really funny. I could totally imagine this being a real song.
mallory14 said...
Aug. 2, 2010 at 8:10 pm

i could be honest......


Lonleydandy said...
Feb. 24, 2010 at 6:11 pm
This is super cute, I have to say I love it, just because it was funny, and like a nursery rhyme. Good Job.
DallysGrrl said...
Feb. 6, 2010 at 11:50 am
That's really funny! Haha. Humorous and imaginative. It sounds like a cute nursery ryme!
Jenny said...
Nov. 13, 2009 at 11:30 pm
i like it its cute
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