by: Lewis Carroll (1832-1898)
- OW doth
the little crocodile
- Improve his shining tail,
- And pour the waters of the Nile
- On every golden scale!
- How cheerfully he seems to grin!
- How neatly spread his claws,
- And welcomes little fishes in
- With gently smiling jaws!
POEMS BY LEWIS CARROLL
"The Crocodile" is reprinted
from The Hunting of the Snark and Other Poems and Verses.
Lewis Carroll. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1903.