Christopher Morley

(5 May 1890 – 28 March 1957 / Haverford, Pennslyvania)

Christopher Morley Poems

1. The Old Swimmer 4/20/2010
2. Inscription For A Grammar 1/13/2003
3. Smells 4/20/2010
4. Animal Crackers 4/20/2010
5. Song for a Little House 4/20/2010
6. The Music Box 4/20/2010
7. To A Child 4/20/2010
8. The Intruder 4/20/2010
9. Only a Matter of Time 4/20/2010
10. At the Mermaid Caffeteria 4/20/2010
11. Hymn to the Dairymaids on Beacon Street 4/20/2010
12. Reading Aloud 4/20/2010
13. Taking Title 4/20/2010
14. Caught in the Undertow 4/20/2010
15. Our House 4/20/2010
16. The Secret 4/20/2010
17. Elegy Written in a Country Coal-Bin 4/20/2010
18. The Milkman 4/20/2010
19. The Church of Unbent Knees 4/20/2010
20. Six Weeks Old 4/20/2010

Burning Leaves, November

THESE are the folios of April,
All the library of spring,
Missals gilt and rubricated
With the frost's illumining.

Ruthless, we destroy these treasures,
Set the torch with hand profane-
Gone, like Alexandrian vellums,
Like the books of burnt Louvain!

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