I Met a Possum in the Road
DESCRIPTION: "I met a possum in the road, 'Bre'r Possum, whar you gwine?' 'I bless my soul and thank my stars To sunt some muscadine.'" "I met a possum in the road, and 'shamed he looked to be. He stuck his tail between his legs And gave the road to me."
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Scarborough)
KEYWORDS: animal nonballad
FOUND IN: US(Ap,So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Scarborough-NegroFS, p. 177, (no title) (1 fragments, perhaps floating or not the same song)
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