A is for Andrew Posey, a very good man,
B is for Bill Beckner, who looks like a clam;
C is for Carrie Fox, good to work and to labor,
D is for Den. Riffle, a mighty good neighbor;
E is for Emmett Atkinson, as slow as a snail,
F is for Floyd Posey, who ought to be in jail;
G is for George Riffle, who weighs twenty pounds,
H is for Hob Henline, with his measly old hounds;
I is for Ivan Morrison, who does all he can,
J is for Jack Sam, the groundhog man;
K is for Kathleen Fox, as bright as a dime,
L is for Lucy Posey, who talks all the time;
M is for Minerva Riffle, who works every day.
N is for Nellie Posey, with nothing to say;
O is for Oris Stutler, who goes from here to there,
P is for Polar Henline, who looks like a bear.
Q is for Queen, who tries to run the town.
R is for Ray Fox, a man of renown;
S is for Sanford Posey, who tells his big jokes.
T is for Tank Henline, who laughs while he smokes;
U is for Uncle Zeke, with his head in a whirl,
V is for Virginia Stutler, a cute little girl;
W is for Who, and who is for what,
X is for ten spots, which I haven’t got;
Z is for Zack Scarff, who loves to fox chase.