Treasure Island

Oliver Herford

(1863-1935)

Poems of Oliver Herford

1. A Penguin 9/16/2010
2. A Song Of A Heart 9/16/2010
3. A Thought 9/16/2010
4. Alphabet Of Celebrities 9/16/2010
5. Anticipation 9/16/2010
6. Child's Natural History 9/16/2010
7. Education 9/16/2010
8. Facilis Ascensus 9/16/2010
9. Foreign Kittens 9/16/2010
10. Good And Bad Kittens 9/16/2010
11. Happy Thought 9/16/2010
12. In Darkest Africa 9/16/2010
13. Japanesque 9/16/2010
14. Metaphysics 9/16/2010
15. Proem 9/16/2010
16. Some Geese 9/16/2010
17. Song 9/16/2010
18. The Chimpanzee 9/16/2010
19. The Dog 9/16/2010
20. The Elf And The Dormouse 9/16/2010

Anticipation

When I grow up I mean to be
A Lion large and fierce to see.
I’ll mew so loud that Cook in fright
Will give me all the cream in sight.
And anyone who dares to say
“Poor Puss” to me will rue the day.
Then having swallowed him I’ll creep
Into the Guest Room Bed to sleep.

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