Consider the auk;
Becoming extinct because he forgot…
Consider man, who may well become…
Because he forgot how to walk and…
The summer like a rajah dies,
And every widowed tree
Kindles for Congregationalist eye…
An alien suttee.
The rhino is a homely beast,
For human eyes he’s not a feast.
Farwell, farewell, you old rhinoce…
I’ll stare at something less prepo…
Foreigners are people somewhere el…
Natives are people at home;
If the place you’re at
Is your habitat,
You’re a foreigner, say in Rome.
To keep your marriage brimming,
With love in the loving cup,
Whenever you’re wrong, admit it;
Whenever you’re right, shut up.
And middle age ends
The day your descendents
Outnumber your friends.
Praise the spells and bless the ch…
I found April in my arms.
April golden, April cloudy,
Gracious, cruel, tender, rowdy;
April soft in flowered languor,
But he went and tried to borrow some money from Ferdinand
But Ferdinand said America was a bird in the bush and he’d rather have a berdinand,
And he thought, there is no wife like a m...
Some singers sing of ladies’ eyes,
And some of ladies lips,
Refined ones praise their ladylike…
And course ones hymn their hips.
The Oxford Book of English Verse
Be it a girl, or one of the boys,
It is scarlet all over its avoirdu…
It is red, it is boiled; could the…
Have possibly been a lobstertricia…
His degrees and credentials were h…
Why hast thou not the visage of a…
Why displayest thou the countenanc…
conscientious organizing spinster
That the minute you see her you ar…
Beneath this slab
John Brown is stowed.
He watched the ads
And not the road.
Being a father
Is quite a bother.
You are as free as air
With time to spare,
You’re a fiscal rocket
I give you now Professor Twist,
A conscientious scientist,
Trustees exclaimed, “He never bun…
And sent him off to distant jungle…
Camped on a tropic riverside,