Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, TURTLE SOUP, by CHARLES LUTWIDGE DODGSON



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TURTLE SOUP, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Beautiful soup, so rich and green
Last Line: Beautiful, beauti—ful soup!
Alternate Author Name(s): Carroll, Lewis
Variant Title(s): The Song Of The Mock Turtle;the Mock Turtle's Song
Subject(s): Sayles, James M. (ca. 1855); Soup


Beautiful soup, so rich and green,
Waiting in a hot tureen!
Who for such dainties would not stoop?
Soup of the evening, beautiful Soup!
Soup of the evening, beautiful Soup!
Beau—ootiful Soo—oop!
Beau—ootiful Soo—oop!
Soo—oop of the e—e—evening,
Beautiful, beautiful Soup!

Beautiful Soup! who cares for fish,
Game, or any other dish?
Who would not give all else for two p
ennyworth only of beautiful Soup?
Pennyworth only of beautiful Soup?
Beau—ootiful Soo—oop!
Beau—ootiful Soo—oop!
Soo—oop of the e—e—evening,
Beautiful, beauti—FUL SOUP!





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