Where Have All the Ferrets Gone

WHERE HAVE ALL THE FERRETS GONE

by Paul E. Jamison 

Where have all the ferrets gone?
Long time passing.
Where have all the ferrets gone?
Long time ago.
Where have all the ferrets gone?
Hiding clean socks, every one.
When will they ever learn, when will they ever learn?

Where have all the clean socks gone?
Long time passing.
Where have all the clean socks gone?
Long time ago.
Where have all the clean socks gone?
Hid in stashes, every one.
When will they ever learn, when will they ever learn?

Where have all the stashes gone?
Long time passing.
Where have all the stashes gone?
Long time ago.
Where have all the stashes gone?
Found by humans, every one.
When will they ever learn, when will they ever learn?

Where have all the humans gone?
Long time passing.
Where have all the humans gone?
Long time ago.
Where have all the humans gone?
Chasing ferrets, every one.
When will they ever learn, when will they ever learn?

Where have all the ferrets gone?
Long time passing.
Where have all the ferrets gone?
Long time ago.
Where have all the ferrets gone?
Asleep in hammocks, every one.
You know we’ll never learn, you know we’ll never learn!

Based on "Where Have All the Flowers Gone" by Pete Seeger