Bunnies and colorful eggs are so synonymous with Easter that you can't imagine Easter celebrations without them. Apart from being predominantly visible in the ambience of the Easter party, they also register their presence in every alternate Easter poem or tale. One such poem is 'Meeting the Easter Bunny'. This peom by Rowena Bennett describes an encounter with the Easter Bunny. At early dawn, on the Easter day, the Bunny sets out to distribute colored eggs to children. He is carrying a basketful of eggs of all hues. It is an interesting poem, meant for the kids. Here are the lyrics of the Easter poem 'Meeting the Easter Bunny' by Rowena Bennett.
Meeting the Easter Bunny
On Easter morn at early dawn
Before the cocks were crowing
I met a bob-tail bunnykin
And asked where he was going.
"Tis in the house and out the house
Tis round the house and 'bout the house
a-lighlty I am going."
"But what is that of every hue
You carry in your basket?"
"Tis eggs of gold and eggs of blue;
I wonder that you ask it.
"Tis chocolate eggs and bonbon eggs
And eggs of red and gray,
For every child in every house
On bonny Easter day."
He perked his ears and winked his eye
And twitched his little nose;
He shook his tail -- what tail he had --
And stood up on his toes.
"I must be gone before the sun;
The east is growing gray;
Tis almost time for bells to chime." --
So he hippety-hopped away.