Jack Prelutsky

(8 September 1940 / Brooklyn, New York)

Super Samson Simpson


I am Super Samson Simpson,
I'm superlatively strong,
I like to carry elephants,
I do it all day long,
I pick up half a dozen
and hoist them in the air,
it's really somewhat simple,
for I have strength to spare.

My muscles are enormous,
they bulge from top to toe,
and when I carry elephants,
they ripple to and fro,
but I am not the strongest
in the Simpson family,
for when I carry elephants,
my grandma carries me.

Submitted: Monday, January 20, 2003

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  • Rookie Salu Salu (1/13/2009 12:50:00 AM)

    'for when I carry elephants,
    my grandma carries me.'
    you hit it well when these lines expounded which in turn burst out laughing. (Report) Reply

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