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I sat so quiet on the grass;
I didn't make a sound.
I was spying on a turtle
That was sleeping on the ground.

Or at least I thought him sleeping;
That's the way it seemed to be,
But the truth was - he was quiet
Because he was watching me!

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Verse ©1980, 1998 by Debbi Miller Gutierrez
Originally printed in The Kindergartener July 19, 1981, vol. 13, no. 6, part 8
Illustration ©1998 by Linda Lea Alsbury