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Boa Constrictor

This is a very clever little rhyme based on a poem by Shel Silverstein. There are a few different versions, but my personal favorite, included below, is that of Peter, Paul & Mary.



I'm being swallowed by a Boa Constrictor,
I'm being swallowed by a Boa Constrictor,
I'm being swallowed by a Boa Constrictor,
And I don't like it very much

Oh no (oh no!), it's up to my toe
Oh gee (oh gee!), it's up to my knee
Oh fiddle (oh fiddle!), it's up to my middle
Oh heck (oh heck!), it's up to my neck
Oh dread (oh dread!), it's up to my—