When I was young I tried to be
A credit to my family
I followed all the rules I knew
As mom and dad had asked me to
They taught me manners, best they could
To be polite as children should.
Speaking the truth was number one
Do not mock others just for fun
Be sure to help if one’s in need
And of your words, take special heed
These rules were simple as you see
Basics of sense and courtesy !