Simon Slick’s Mule by Thomas Washington Talley

Dere wus a liddle kickin’ man,
His name wus Simon Slick.
He had a mule wid cherry eyes.
Oh, how dat mule could kick!

An’, Suh, w’en you go up to him,
He shet one eye an’ smile;
Den ‘e telegram ‘is foot to you,
An’ sen’ you half a mile!