Diddle Diddle dumpling, my son John
Found a piece of magnesium.
Shiny and bright to gaze upon;
Softer and much lighter than aluminum.
Diddle Diddle dumpling, John was dumb.
Tried to burn the magnesium.
Flared so bright that he burned his thumb.
Silly John just said “now that was fun.”
Based on Diddle Diddle Dumpling
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Written by Alice Baxter