Twas the day before Easter and all through the woods,
The bunnies were busy packing their goods.
were all colored so pretty and bright,
All things were "go" for the big special night.
The baskets were waiting,
all decorated with care,
In hopes that the Bunny soon would be there.
My little brother Sam was asleep in his bed,
visions of Easter eggs rolled round his head.
And I in my pajamas with the cat on my lap,
I had just settled down
for a quick little nap.
When outside the window I heard a great noise,
I sprang from my chair and jumped over some toys.
quick as a flash to the window I flew,
I pulled up the shade and , OH, what a view.
The moon on the meadow cast a bright
And the wind blew the flowers to and then fro.
Then all of a sudden from out of nowhere,
lively bunnies, hopping here, hopping there!
Leading the group with ears long and funny
Was a plump , all-white rabbit...
That's right, the EASTER BUNNY!
The bunnies hopped past, one, two , three, four,
The rabbit called out and then
there were more.
"Come Peter! Come Flopsy! Come Benny! Come Joe!
Now hop along! Hop along! Hop along! GO!"
up on each doorstep the bunnies did hop,
With baskets of eggs. (Let's hope they don't drop)!
Just at that moment, on
the porch down below,
Came the stomping of feet 'Twas the rabbit I know!
As I stepped from my window I heard a loud
Through the door came the rabbit with a leap and a bound.
He was furry and soft from his head to his feet.
see him so close was really quite neat.
He was surrounded by eggs that had been carefully dyed.
Easter eggs galore
he soon would hide.
His eyes were all twinkles, His nose was so pink,
And I can't be too sure but I think he did wink.
had a kind face and a big fluffy tail
That bobbed up and down like a boat with a sail.
A twitch of his nose and a flick
of his ear
Was his way of saying "You've nothing to fear."
He uttered no sound as he hopped all about,
the eggs and leaving no doubt.
That the Easter bunny had come like he does every year...
Bringing baskets of happiness
to children so dear.