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To Meet Mr. Lincoln (a singable, illustrated poem)

Posted on: October 23, 2016

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TO MEET MR. LINCOLN
Poem by Eve Merriam
Illustrated by Marc Simont
Featured in Sing a Song of Popcorn (Every Child’s Book of Poems)
Tune by ELEG for SBWE

Sing with Emily’s scratch vocal here:

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TO MEET MR. LINCOLN (Book for SBWE)
Poem by Eve Merriam
Tune by ELEG for SBWE

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TO MEET MR. LINCOLN (Songsheet w chords SBWE)
Poem by Eve Merriam
Featured in Sing a Song of Popcorn (Every Child’s Book of Poems)
Tune by ELEG for SBWE
To view or print this page, click here:
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Sing with Emily’s scratch vocal here:

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TO MEET MR. LINCOLN
Poem by Eve Merriam
Tune by ELEG for SBWE

If I lived at the time
That Mr. Lincoln did,
And I met Mr. Lincoln
With his stove pipe lid

And his coalblack cape
And his thunderloud beard
And worn and sad-eyed
He appeared:

“Don’t worry, Mr. Lincoln,”
I’d reach up and pat his hand,
“We’ve got a fine President
For this land;

And the Union will be saved,
And the slaves will go free;
And you will live forever
In our nation’s memory.”

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TO MEET MR. LINCOLN is featured in:

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Sing a Song of Popcorn (Every Child’s Book of Poems)
Illustrated by Nine Caldecott Medal Artists
Words and Music by Various Artists
Published by Scholastic Inc., New York
ISBN 0-590-40645-0

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POETRY, SINGABLE POETRY IN INDIVIDUALLY ILLUSTRATED SINGABLE PICTURE BOOKS
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https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/04/20/poems-individually-illustrated-spb/

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https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/songs-by-emily/

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