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Evolution


Evolution's quite a thing-
Amazed, it makes me gape.
But do you ever stop and think,
What if we had not come from Apes?

If we were close to Snakes,
Would we slither all around?
Would we have built our buildings
A little closer to the ground?

Or from the Birds, who fly with ease,
We'd evolved our shape and form?
Would sharp beaks instead of mouths
And bright feathers be our norm?

Dogs, they say, are man's best friend.
But if they were ancestors long ago,
Instead of shaking hands
Would we sniff butts to say hello?

Our better yet, our Feline pets?
Stuck up jerks, Cats we do label.
But what if we came from them,
Would we knock objects off the tables?

Lizards, another branch-
How'd that evolution flow?
Changing colors like Chameleons,
Is how emotions we would show?

Or from Fireflies, would we glow?
Or if Wasps, sting enemies?
Would we spin webs like Spiders do
Or make honey like the Bees?

Could we shock someone we didn't like
If Electric Eels were our forebears?
Would orthodontist bills be huge
If we had come from Hares?

Who knows how we'd develop,
In looks or our conduct.
I guess we should feel lucky 
We did not evolve from Skunks.
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