Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Perry Gets Around

Perry is a guy who covers lots of ground
In fact his name is Greek for 'about' or 'around'
For being close to the action Perry is renowned
That's why his name is often used as a starting sound

A regular dentist takes a look at your teeth
While a periodontist looks above and beneath
He checks the gums around your teeth

When the moon is as close to the Earth as can be
That part of its orbit's called its perigee
No closer can it be

And you know how the Earth revolves around the sun?
When it can't get any closer, that's its perihelion
It's journey toward the sun is done

Perry travels all around, he's so energetic
He's always on the move, he's peripatetic
It's a good thing he's athletic

Perry is a guy who gets around!

by Tom Meltzer ©The Princeton Review
If you like "Perry Gets Around," you might also like The Beach Boys.

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