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Dried or Fried Food?

I spied two kinds of food.
I spied dried fruits.
I spied fried potatoes.
 
I tried the dried and fried foods.
I liked the dried fruit: a raisin.
I liked the fried potatoes: potato chips.
That’s not a lie.
The dried food was good, but I liked the fried food best.
 

Try Some Fries

I told a friend, “try one of my fries . .
... try this fry.
… try that fry.
… try another fry.”
And by and by I didn’t have any fries to try.

Fly, Don’t Land on MY Pie!

A kid is about to eat a piece of pie.
But then he sees a fly land on his pie.
He tells the fly to fly away.
But then the fly lands on my pie.
Oh my!
That's my pie!
I shoo away the fly.
Then I get another piece of pie.

A Fly in the Sky

I spy a fly.
I spy a fly in the sky.
Oh, no! The fly is on my pie!
I spy a fly on my pie.

 

Why is the fly on my pie?
“That is my pie,” I cry.
I cry, “That is my pie!”
Fly away, fly!
The fly is in the sky.
Now I can eat my pie.

A Fly Tries my Fry

I spy a fly.
I spy a fly in the sky.
Oh, no! Now I spy a fly on my fry!
The fly is on my fry!
  
Why is the fly on my fry?
I cry, “That is my fry!”
Fly away, fly! Fly, fly away, fly!
Now the fly is in the sky.
And now I can eat my fry.

Did a Butterfly fly by?

Did you see a butterfly fly by?
Did you see a dragonfly fly by?
Did you see a bird fly by?
I saw a butterfly fly by.
I saw a dragonfly fly by.
But I did NOT see a penguin fly by.
Do you want to know why?
Because penguins can’t fly.
I wonder why.

I Spy a Butterfly

Do you see a butterfly in the sky?
I spy a butterfly in the sky.
Do you see a dragonfly?
I spy a dragonfly in the sky.
Have you seen a bird fly?
I spy a bird in the sky.
Have you seen a penguin fly?
I have never seen a penguin fly!
But I would like to watch one try.
And I want to know why a penguin can’t fly.

A Prize for Fries

Who spies some French fries?
We spy big fries.
We spy small fries.
We spy all sizes of fries.
Who wins the prize for the biggest fries?

He Spies Flies on His Fries

Who spies flies?
My friend spies flies.
Oh, no! He spies flies on his fries!
Why are those flies on his fries?
He cries, “Those are my fries!”
The flies rise up off of the fries.
Good bye, flies!