Maple, oh Maple

you’re just a little puppy

almost shot by a farmer


Maple, oh Maple

named by WWOOFers eating pancakes

when the farmer grabbed his gun


Maple, oh Maple

people think that you’re a girl

just because your name is…


Maple, oh Maple

it’s two thousand and eighteen

why can’t a male dog be named…


Maple, oh Maple

he’s glad to be alive

but sad his balls are gone now


Maple, oh maple

it’s for his own good

I just wish he understood


Maple, oh Maple

spay & neuters what to do

for all the dogs and cats like you


Maple, oh Maple

running round the pig pen

looking for some scraps to eat


Maple, oh Maple

the WWOOFers left their pancakes

to save you from the farmer


Maple, oh Maple

you were ribs and puppy eyes

now you’re nearly twice the size


Maple, oh Maple

it’s been a joy to have you here

but now you’re bound for adoption


Maple, oh Maple

no more scrounging for your food

soon you’ll be part of a family


Maple, oh Maple

sweeter than Vermont Grade A

and all he want’s to do is play


Maple, oh Maple

he got on a plane that flew

to land where sugarcane once grew


Maple, oh Maple

if we didn’t have five other dogs

we’d adopt you in a heart beat


Maple, oh Maple

I’m going to miss you, little guy

I’m happy you can’t see me cry




About soitgoes1984

I live on a small island in the middle of the Pacific ocean in the Hawaiian Kingdom which is currently illegally occupied by the American government. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
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