Water is not only something to drink.
It is a toy for children to play in, I think.
They stomp around in puddles of water,
Which Mama said, “You shouldn’t ought a…”
They swim in lakes, and oceans, and pools,
Just to play, to splash, and stay cool.
They flap an umbrella in the falling-down rain,
And watch raindrops slide down a windowpane.
They tease their friends with pointed hoses.
They spray it; squirt it, sometimes up their noses.
If water is all of these wonderful toys,
Why is it at bath time kids make such noise?