Oliver Herford

(1863-1935)

Oliver Herford Poems

1. The Chimpanzee 9/16/2010
2. The Platypus 9/16/2010
3. The Elf And The Dormouse 9/16/2010
4. Proem 9/16/2010
5. The Milk Jug 9/16/2010
6. The Puppy 9/16/2010
7. The Hen 9/16/2010
8. The Moon 9/16/2010
9. A Penguin 9/16/2010
10. The Dog 9/16/2010
11. The Outing 9/16/2010
12. The Mon-Goos 9/16/2010
13. The Shadow Kitten 9/16/2010
14. The Whole Duty Of Kittens 9/16/2010
15. The Cow -new- 3/20/2015
16. The Lion 9/16/2010
17. The Game 9/16/2010
18. Alphabet Of Celebrities 9/16/2010
19. Anticipation 9/16/2010
20. Child's Natural History 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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