Oliver Herford

(1863-1935)

Oliver Herford Poems

1. The Puppy 9/16/2010
2. The Platypus 9/16/2010
3. Proem 9/16/2010
4. The Chimpanzee 9/16/2010
5. The Elf And The Dormouse 9/16/2010
6. The Hen 9/16/2010
7. The Milk Jug 9/16/2010
8. A Thought 9/16/2010
9. A Penguin 9/16/2010
10. Winter And Summer 9/16/2010
11. The Shadow Kitten 9/16/2010
12. Song 9/16/2010
13. The Lion 9/16/2010
14. Good And Bad Kittens 9/16/2010
15. Happy Thought 9/16/2010
16. In Darkest Africa 9/16/2010
17. Japanesque 9/16/2010
18. Metaphysics 9/16/2010
19. Alphabet Of Celebrities 9/16/2010
20. Anticipation 9/16/2010

Alphabet Of Celebrities

E is for Edison, making believe
He's invented a clever contrivance for Eve,
Who complained that she never could laugh in her sleeve.

O is for Oliver, casting aspersion
On Omar, that awfully dissolute Persian,
Though secretly longing to join the diversion.

R's Rubenstein, playing that old thing in F

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