Storm’s A-Coming

“Storm’s A-Coming,” Friend, May 1993, 22

Storm’s A-Coming

God said to

Build boat.

Storm’s a-coming—

It’ll float.

Tell animals

The big news:

Gonna go on

Lengthy cruise.

Noah took

Loons, lice,

Frogs, flies,

Monkeys, mice,

Poodles, pigs,

Worms, whales,

Crickets, crows,

Snakes, snails,

Aardvarks, ants,

Boars, baboons,

Oysters, owls,

Rats, raccoons,

’Gators, goats,

Horses, hogs,

Eagles, eels,

Donkeys, dogs,

Lizards, lambs,

Cheetahs, chicks,

Kittens, quails,

Tigers, ticks,

Camels, cows,

Buzzards, bees,

Rabbits, rams,

Pheasants, fleas.

All aboard—

Pretty tight.

Many sounds—

What a sight!

Lesson’s clear

For us to hear:

Noah prayed,

Then obeyed!

Illustrated by Don Weller