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This is the song "Pure Imagination" from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the movie from 1971.  This is the original scene and song sung by Gene Wilder.  The lyrics of the song compliment the poem "Wouldn't You" by John Ciardi because they both inspire students and promote creative thinking.  This could be a fun accompaniment to the poem.  (04:!2) NOTE: Lyrics are below:

[Spoken]
Hold your breath
Make a wish
Count to three

[Sung]
Come with me
And you'll be
In a world of
Pure imagination
Take a look
And you'll see
Into your imagination

We'll begin
With a spin
Traveling in
The world of my creation
What we'll see
Will defy
Explanation

If you want to view paradise
Simply look around and view it
Anything you want to, do it
Wanta change the world?
There's nothing
To it

There is no
Life I know
To compare with
Pure imagination
Living there
You'll be free
If you truly wish to be

If you want to view paradise
Simply look around and view it
Anything you want to, do it
Wanta change the world?
There's nothing
To it

There is no
Life I know
To compare with
Pure imagination
Living there
You'll be free
If you truly
Wish to be
 
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