Treasure Island

Alan Alexander Milne

(18 January 1882 – 31 January 1956 / Kilburn, London)

Happiness


John had
Great Big
Waterproof
Boots on;
John had a
Great Big
Waterproof
Hat;
John had a
Great Big
Waterproof
Mackintosh --
And that
(Said John)
Is
That.

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

Do you like this poem?
1 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read poems about / on: happiness

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Happiness by Alan Alexander Milne )

Enter the verification code :

  • Marilyn Staats (5/10/2009 10:17:00 AM)

    I think of this poem when I remember my daughter, age 3, refusing to remove her
    new Mary Jane shoes when she went to bed, the expression on my grandson's
    face, age 4, when he put on his new cowboy vest. I think of this poem often
    when something small - an unexpected kindness, a generous word - makes me
    happy. (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Truth is opening, gajanan mishra
  2. I Am Afraid, Amitava Sur
  3. How then?, Alem Hailu Gabre Kristos
  4. Cholesterol, Dr PJ Raj Kamal
  5. A Confession, Pradip Chattopadhyay
  6. My Dog Lays at My Feet, David McLansky
  7. Asthi-Kalasha, Bijay Kant Dubey
  8. And We Came to Pass, Abdulrasaq Akingbo Okanlambe
  9. Praising a Poet, 'me' by a Co-Poet!, Dr.V.K. Kanniappan
  10. My Dog Lays at My Feet, David McLansky

Poem of the Day

poet Rupert Brooke

If I should die, think only this of me:
That there's some corner of a foreign field
That is for ever England. There shall be
In that rich earth a richer dust concealed;
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  4. 1914 V: The Soldier, Rupert Brooke
  5. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  6. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  8. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  9. If, Rudyard Kipling
  10. Invictus, William Ernest Henley

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]