Yankee Doodle Contest, 6th Round
 
 


by Winners and Finalists
 
   

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Sixth Round Winners

Yankee Doodle’s Getting Married
Yankee Doodle went to town
With his father’s Visa.
He bought an engagement ring
For his sweetheart, Lisa.
—Leigh Nuckols, Grade 6

Mrs. Doodle
Mrs. Doodle went to town,
trying to find Yankee.
When she found him in the park,
she gave him a hard spankie.
—Kiersten Swete, Grade 4

Yankee and the Birdie
Yankee Doodle went to town
Ridin’ on a birdie
Rode behind a rocket ship
When he landed he was dirty.
—Meaghen Rafferty, Grade 6

Scooter
Yankee Doodle went to town
riding on a scooter
but he fell off and bonked his head
and now he needs a tutor!
—Kenna Simpson, Grade 6

Yankee Doodle
Yankee Doodle went to town
Being very cautious
He was riding on a ship
And he got very nauseous.
—Bob Sherlock, Grade 5

Yankee Doodle’s Bus Ride
Yankee Doodle went to town
riding on a Greyhound.
Sat beside a wizard who left
him completely spellbound.
—Matthew Leisinger, Grade 5


Sixth Round Finalists

Pucker Up
Yankee Doodle went to town,
riding on a fishy.
Then the fishy turned around
and gave him a big kissie.
—Missy Frances Thieman, Grade 6

Never Ride on a Lion
Yankee Doodle went to town,
riding on a lion.
He was never seen again.
His mother sits here cryin’.
—Meaghan Ann Roy-O’Reilly, Grade 4

Yankee Doodle on a Pony
Yankee Doodle went to town
riding on a pony.
Went into a grocery store
and came out with bologna.
—Jonathan Naylor, Grade 3

 
 
 
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