Gilbert Keith Chesterton

(29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936 / London, England)

An Answer to Frances Cornford Poem by Gilbert Keith Chesterton


Why do you rush through the fields in trains,
Guessing so much and so much.
Why do you flash through the flowery meads,
Fat-head poet that nobody reads;
And why do you know such a frightful lot
About people in gloves and such?

Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

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