Sing a Song of Six Cents

by Bruce Lansky
Sing a song of six cents,
I wish that I could buy
A candy bar, some bubble gum,
A slice of apple pie.
I’d like a can of cola.
I’d like an ice-cream cone.
There’s six cents in my piggy bank—
I’ll have to get a loan.

Text © Bruce Lansky, reprinted from Peter, Peter, Pizza-Eater and Other Silly Rhymes, published by Meadowbrook Press. Illustration © Stephen Carpenter. Any copying or use of this poem or illustration without consent is unlawful.

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