You had one cousin who lived on a place with a little boy named Andy,
Who came to Suttons Corner sometimes, and he always wished for a candy.
The candy counter was a wondrous place with jars filled up with
And every little kid who came in wanted one of these special treats.
One time Andy came, when his Dad needed salt blocks for cows to
And Andy came with hopes built high he could trade for a peppermint
He’d worked for some time to get and raise a tiny little
And he was willing to trade his chick for a peppermint stick for
Mr. Sutton looked at the little chick, and then he
looked at Andy.
He said, “I really don’t need that chick, but you can have a
Well, Andy went home with his face all aglow, and his
peppermint stick in his hand,
Holding close his pet chicken, and cherishing the
gift from a very generous man.