When KATY CABOOSE rambled down the train tracks,
The engines were steamers with puffing smokestacks.
She was a caboose who disliked being last
With an endless black cloud of smoke rolling past
Katy had little hope she would ever get loose
"I'll be a happy caboose at the end of a train."
"The Caboose Who Got Loose" written and illustrated by Bill Peet