Get Me Out of the Fish Tank
(to the tune of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game")
Buy the book The Tighty-Whitey Spider
Get me out of the fish tank.
Get me out of this bowl.
I was just trying to catch the fish.
They looked tempting and awfully delish
but I slipped and fell in the fish tank
and now my future looks grim.
I just went to see and found out something:
Cat’s don’t swim.
Won’t you give me a hand here?
All I need is a lift.
Help and I promise I won’t come back.
I’ll go elsewhere when I need a snack,
for I’ve learned a valuable lesson;
I know it’s not safe in here,
and the next time I want the fish I’ll bring
Copyright © 2010. All Rights Reserved.
Reading Level: Grade 1
Topics: Animal Poems, Super Silly Songs
Poetic Techniques: Anthropomorphism & Personification, Narrative Poems, Rhyme Schemes
From the book The Tighty-Whitey Spider
Use This Poem
Would you like to use this poem in your classroom? Would you like permission to reprint, record, recite or broadcast this poem, or set it to music? Please click on one of the following links for permissions and reprint rights information: