I’ll tidy my room after breakfast,
I’ll tidy my room up today,
I’ll pick up the Lego and take out the food,
Please don’t take my Nintendo away.
I’ll tidy my room up tomorrow,
I’ll tidy it when I get home,
I’ll fold all my clothes and I’ll empty the bin,
Please leave my Nintendo alone.
I’ll tidy my room soon, I promise,
I’ll tidy it up spick and span,
I’ll dust it and vacuum and open the blinds,
Then I’ll play for as long as I can.
Look! I’ve tidied my room like you wanted,
I’ve even cleaned under the bed,
I’m going to play my Nintendo right now…
Oh, I can’t, ’cause the battery’s dead.
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