“The Crocodile” by Lewis Carroll (1832-1898):
How doth the little crocodile
Improve his shining tail,
And pour the waters of the Nile
On every shining scale!
How cheerfully he seems to grin,
How neatly spreads his claws,
And welcomes little fishes in
With gently smiling jaws!
(Photo by Flickr user Tambako the Jaguar)