Frog on My Toe - Tori Amos

Poppa I know
there's a frog on my toe
maybe I'll call him Jethro.
maybe I'll grow up to be quite as good as he,
and maybe you'll come back after you're long gone.
and Poppa I'm sure the worms have eaten you now
and Jethro's been on some Frenchy's plate long ago
and now I'm pretty sure that I listened to every word
cause I still hear you telling me still
slap them boys when they're naughty
make them crawl, make you haughty
make you strong little girl
paint them toes that reddish color
and you know one day you're gonna be bigger than a flea
you're gonna be bigger than that old poison ivy tree

now I'm pretty sure that I think you come and visit
and talk sometimes kind of like Gidget and
in funny little chants like an Indian Brave
you said we all grew fat when the white men came
but one day girl
you're gonna learn to make 'em crawl
make them grow tall but have the grace
to be a lady with disgrace
you fry them 'taters and you make them with lady's hands and all
you're my poppy's baby

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