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Those Little Eyes

    Richard Netherland Cook

There are little eyes upon you,
and they're watching night and day.
There are little ears that quickly,
take in every word you say.
There are little hands all eager,
to do anything you do.
And a little boy who's dreaming
of the day he'll be like you.

You're the little fellow's idol,
you're the wisest of the wise.
In his little mind about you,
no suspicions ever rise.
He believes in you devoutly,
Holds that all you say and do,
he will say and do in your way,
When he's grown up just like you.

There's a wide-eyed little fellow,
Who believes you're always right.
And his ears are always open,
And he watches day and night.
You are setting an example,
Everyday in all you do,
For the little boy who's waiting,
To grow up to be like you.

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