Robert Louis Stevenson

(1850-1894 / Edinburgh / Scotland)

Auntie's Skirts - Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Whenever Auntie moves around,
Her dresses make a curious sound,
They trail behind her up the floor,
And trundle after through the door.


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  • Rookie Eithne Queen of Celts (9/17/2009 1:19:00 AM)

    This one reminds me about an old neighbour (she is close to 90 years old at the moment!) She has known me ever since i was a kid of 3! She is a great person, wears such old fashioned clothes and always behaves like a Victorian lady :) This poem rebrings her to my memory. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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