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FORBIDDEN LOVES, by RAFAEL ESTRADA    Poem Source                
First Line: I knew a youth who, out of love for a rhinoceros, committed
Last Line: The neck of his tall companion
Subject(s): Animal Rights; Animals; Rhinoceroses

HOW THE RHINOCEROS GOT HIS NOSE, by J. PATRICK LEWIS    Poem Source                
First Line: The very first rhino (from tokyo)
Last Line: Which is how he became a rhinocchio
Subject(s): Rhinoceroses

RHINOCEROS, by OGDEN NASH    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The rhino is a homely beast
Last Line: I'll stare at something less prepoceros
Subject(s): Rhinoceroses

RHINOCEROS, by WILLIAM JAY SMITH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: You may hang your hat on the nose of a rhino
Subject(s): Rhinoceroses

THE RHINOCEROS, by HILAIRE BELLOC    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Rhinoceros, your hide looks all undone
Last Line: Rhinoceros, you are an ugly beast.
Alternate Author Name(s): Belloc, Joseph Hilaire Pierre Rene
Variant Title(s): Ode To A Rhinoceros
Subject(s): Rhinoceroses

THE RHINOCEROS, by ANNETTE WYNNE    Poem Text                
First Line: The rhinoceros walks around, he's large but makes less noise
Last Line: And does less damage I am sure than certain girls and boys
Subject(s): Rhinoceroses

TWO-HORNED BLACK RHINOCEROS, by JACK PRELUTSKY    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: And there's nothing but a grumble on his mind
Subject(s): Rhinoceroses