Treasure Island

John Milton Hayes

(1884-1940 / Lancashire, England)

Poems of John Milton Hayes

1. Merchandise 1/1/2004
2. My old football 1/1/2004
3. Orange peel 1/1/2004
4. The Dream Ring of the Desert 1/1/2004
5. The Green Eye of the Little Yellow God 1/3/2003
6. The Whitest Man I Know 1/1/2004
7. You know what I mean 1/1/2004

Orange peel

THE COLONEL stopped, and glared around,
Then, pointing sternly to the ground,
‘What does this mean?’ demanded he,
‘A piece of orange peel I see!’
The Major called the Captain then,
And said, ‘By Gad! Your fault again!
Now what the blazes do you mean
By letting all this filth be seen?’

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