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~The twelve days O’Krishna,~
~My mother caught on me~

On the first day O’Krishna
My mother caught on me
Butter on my face I didn’t steal!

On the second day O’Krishna
My mother caught on me
Two palms filled with dirt
And Butter on my face I didn’t steal!

On the third day O’Krishna
My mother caught on me
Three pots of yougurt,
Two palms filled with dirt
And Butter on my face I didn’t steal!

On the fourth day O’Krishna
My mother caught on me
Four sweets from altar,
Three pots of yougurt,
Two palms filled with dirt
And Butter on my face I didn’t steal!

On the fifth day O’Krishna
My mother caught on me
Five sweet jalebis,
Four sweets from altar,
Three pots of yougurt,
Two palms filled with dirt
And Butter on my face I didn’t steal!

On the sixth day O’Krishna
My mother caught on me
Six hot samosas,
Five sweet jalebis,
Four sweets from altar,
Three pots of yougurt,
Two palms filled with dirt
And Butter on my face I didn’t steal!

On the seventh day O’Krishna
My mother caught on me
Seven soft kachauris,
Six hot samosas,
Five sweet jalebis,
Four sweets from altar,
Three pots of yougurt,
Two palms filled with dirt
And Butter on my face I didn’t steal!

On the eighth day O’Krishna
My mother caught on me
Eight red plum sweetlings,
Seven soft kachauris,
Six hot samosas,
Five sweet jalebis,
Four sweets from altar,
Three pots of yougurt,
Two palms filled with dirt
And Butter on my face I didn’t steal!

On the ninth day O’Krishna
My mother caught on me
Nine ladoos mixing,
Eight red plum sweetlings,
Seven soft kachauris,
Six hot samosas,
Five sweet jalebis,
Four sweets from altar,
Three pots of yougurt,
Two palms filled with dirt
And Butter on my face I didn’t steal!

On the tenth day O’Krishna
My mother caught on me
Ten gulabjamun dripping,
Nine ladoos mixing,
Eight red plum sweetlings,
Seven soft kachauris,
Six hot samosas,
Five sweet jalebis,
Four sweets from altar,
Three pots of yougurt,
Two palms filled with dirt
And Butter on my face I didn’t steal!

On the eleventh day O’Krishna
My mother caught on me
Eleven bananas swinging,
Ten gulabjamun dripping,
Nine ladoos mixing,
Eight red plum sweetlings,
Seven soft kachauris,
Six hot samosas,
Five sweet jalebis,
Four sweets from altar,
Three pots of yougurt,
Two palms filled with dirt
And Butter on my face I didn’t steal!

On the twelfth day O’Krishna
My mother caught on me
Twelve pistas gleaming,
Eleven bananas swinging,
Ten gulabjamun dripping,
Nine ladoos mixing,
Eight redplum sweetlings,
Seven soft kachauris,
Six hot samosas,
Five sweet jalebees,
Four sweets from your altar,
Three pots of yougurt,
Two palms filled with dirt
And Butter on my face I didn’t steal!

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