Tale of a Bear

The other day, (Echo)
I met a bear, (Echo)
In tennis shoes, (Echo)
Oh Nike Airs. (Echo)
The other day I met a bear,
In tennis shoes, oh Nike Airs.

He looked at me, (Echo)
I looked at him. (Echo)
He sized up me, (Echo)
I sized up him. (Echo)
He looked at me, I looked at him.
He sized up me, I sized up him.

He said to me, (Echo)
Why don't you run? (Echo)
I see you ain't, (Echo)
got any gun." (Echo)
He said to me, "Why don't you run?
I see you ain't got any gun."

And so I ran, (Echo)
away from there, (Echo)
But right behind (Echo)
me was that bear. (Echo)
And so I ran, away from there,
But right behind me was that bear.

Ahead of me, (Echo)
I saw a tree, (Echo)
A great big tree, (Echo)
Oh woe is me! (Echo)
Ahead of me, I saw a tree,
A great big tree, oh woe is me!

The only branch,(Echo)
was ten feet up.(Echo)
I'd have to jump,(Echo)
and trust my luck. (Echo)
The only branch was ten feet up.
I'd have to jump and trust my luck.

And so I jumped, (Echo)
into the air, (Echo)
And missed that branch, (Echo)
a way up there. (Echo)
And so I jumped, into the air,
And missed that branch a way up there.

Now don't you fret; (Echo)
now don't you frown, (Echo)
'Cause I caught that branch, (Echo)
on the way back down. (Echo)
Now don't you fret, now don't you frown,
'Cause I caught that branch on the way back down.

The moral of (Echo)
the story is, (Echo)
Don't talk to bears (Echo)
in Nike Airs. (Echo)
The moral of the story is,
Don't talk to bears in Nike Airs.

That's all there is; (Echo)
there ain't no more, (Echo)
Unless I meet, (Echo)
that bear once more. (Echo)
That's all there is; there ain't no more,
Unless I meet that bear once more.

The end the end. (Echo)
The end the end. (Echo)
The end the end. (Echo)
The end the end. (Echo)
The end the end, the end the end,
The end the end, the end the end.

(Note from Moses -

It helps to do motions with the song to empasize the words.)

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