So we settled it all when the storm was done As comfy as comfy could be; And I was to wait in the barn, my dears, Because I was only three. And Teddy would run to the rainbow's foot Because he was five and a man, And that's how it all began, my dears, And that's how it all began!
Return to the Rudyard Kipling library , or . . . Read the next poem; How the Camel Got His Hump (poem)