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==Original Poem ==
 
==Original Poem ==
Hungry Mungry sat at supper, 
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Hungry Mungry sat at supper, took his knife and spoon and fork,
 
Took his knife and spoon and fork,
 
 
 
Ate a bowl of mushroom soup, ate a slice of roasted pork, 
 
Ate a bowl of mushroom soup, ate a slice of roasted pork, 
 
 
Ate a dozen stewed tomatoes and twenty-seven deviled eggs, 
 
Ate a dozen stewed tomatoes and twenty-seven deviled eggs, 
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Fifteen shrimps, nine baked potatoes,
Fifteen shrimps, nine baked potatoes, thirty-two fried chicken legs, 
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Thirty-two fried chicken legs, 
 
 
A shank of lamb, a boiled ham,
 
A shank of lamb, a boiled ham,
 
 
Two bowls of grits, some black-eyed peas, 
 
Two bowls of grits, some black-eyed peas, 
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Four chocolate cakes, eight angle cakes,
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Nine custard pies with muenster cheese,
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Ten pots of tea, and after he
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Had eaten all that he was able, 
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He poured some broth on the tablecloth
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And ate the kitchen table. 
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His parents said, "Oh Hungry Mungry, stop these silly jokes."
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Mungry opened his mouth, and "Gulp," he ate his folks. 
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And then he went and ate his house all the bricks and wood,
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And then he ate all the people in the neighbourhood. 
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Up came twenty angry policemen shouting "Stop and cease."
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Mungry opened his mouth and "Gulp," he ate the police. 
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The soldiers came with tanks and guns.
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Said Mungry "They can't harm me!" 
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He just smiled and licked his lips and ate the US Army.
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The President sent all his bombers: but Mungry was still calm. 
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He put his head back, ate the planes and gobbled up the bomb. 
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He ate his town and ate his city, ate and ate and ate,
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And then he said, "I think I'll eat the whole United States." 
   
   
Four chocolate cakes, eight angle cakes, nine custard pies with muenster cheese, 
 
 
Ten pots of tea, and after he had eaten all that he was able, 
 
   
   
He poured some broth on the tablecloth and ate the kitchen table. 
 
   
His parents said, "Oh Hungry Mungry, stop these silly jokes." 
 
   
Mungry opened up his mouth, and "Gulp," he ate his folks. 
 
   
   

Revision as of 00:27, October 10, 2019

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Hungry Mungry is the villain protagonist of Shel Silverstein's poem of the same name. He is known for eating everything in sight, whether it's dead or alive, natural or artificial, edible or inedible, etc. 

Original Poem 

Hungry Mungry sat at supper, took his knife and spoon and fork, Ate a bowl of mushroom soup, ate a slice of roasted pork,  Ate a dozen stewed tomatoes and twenty-seven deviled eggs,  Fifteen shrimps, nine baked potatoes, Thirty-two fried chicken legs,  A shank of lamb, a boiled ham, Two bowls of grits, some black-eyed peas,  Four chocolate cakes, eight angle cakes, Nine custard pies with muenster cheese, Ten pots of tea, and after he Had eaten all that he was able,  He poured some broth on the tablecloth And ate the kitchen table.  His parents said, "Oh Hungry Mungry, stop these silly jokes." Mungry opened his mouth, and "Gulp," he ate his folks.  And then he went and ate his house all the bricks and wood, And then he ate all the people in the neighbourhood.  Up came twenty angry policemen shouting "Stop and cease." Mungry opened his mouth and "Gulp," he ate the police.  The soldiers came with tanks and guns. Said Mungry "They can't harm me!"  He just smiled and licked his lips and ate the US Army. The President sent all his bombers: but Mungry was still calm.  He put his head back, ate the planes and gobbled up the bomb.  He ate his town and ate his city, ate and ate and ate, And then he said, "I think I'll eat the whole United States." 







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