Sure, deck your limbs in pants,
Yours are the limbs, my sweeting.
You look divine as you advance . .…
Have you seen yourself retreating?
Who wants my jellyfish?
I’m not sellyfish!
There was a young belle of Natche…
Whose garments were always in patc…
When comment arose
On the state of her clothes,
She drawled, When Ah itchez, Ah…
People who have what they want are…
And I wish I could afford to gath…
I dont’ mind their having a lot of…
But I do think that they damn wel…
But no, they insist on being steal…
Affection is a noble quality;
It leads to generosity and jollity…
But it also leads to breach of pro…
If you go around lavishing it on r…
Cuckoos lead Bohemian lives,
They fail as husbands and as wives…
Therefore they cynically disparage
Everybody else’s marriage.
Being a father
Is quite a bother.
You are as free as air
With time to spare,
You’re a fiscal rocket
There is a knocking in the skull,
An endless silent shout
Of something beating on a wall,
And crying, “Let me out!”
That solitary prisoner
The ant has made himself illustrio…
Through constant industry industri…
Would you be calm and placid,
If you were full of formic acid?
I have a bone to pick with fate,
Come here and tell me girly,
Do you think my mind is maturing l…
Or simply rotting early.
Develops the jaw,
But celery, stewed,
Is more quietly chewed.
A shrimp who sought his lady shrim…
Could catch no glimpse
Not even a glimp.
At times, translucence
Is rather a nuisance.
A child need not be very clever
To learn that “Later, dear” means…
Master I may be,
But not of my fate.
Now come the kisses, too many too…
Tell me, O Parcae,
For fain would I know,