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billy jonas / bridging divides

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I was gardening in my garden, I was weeding
out the weeds
I passed by the place where I had planted my seeds
I found the biggest thing that I'd ever seen
It was like a giant football -- except it was green!

Ssssssslurp!!! Pppt!!! Ssssssslurp!!! Pppt!!!
Ssssssslurp!!! Pppt!!! Ahhhhhhhh!!!!
W-A-T-E-R-M-E-L-O-N, what's that spell?

Hiking on a hike, I wanted to snack a snack
So I pulled a piece of watermelon out of my pack
I got it on my chin, I got it on my clothes
A little on my elbows, a little between my toes!

Green on the outside, it's pink on the in
Your tummy's gonna ache if you eat that skin
You better spit the seeds out, sisters and brothers
They're coming out one end or the other!


Words & music by John McCutcheon and The Charlottesville Summer Enrichment Program