Christopher Anstey

(1724-1805 / England)

In Promptu - Poem by Christopher Anstey

You say, my Friend, that every day
Your company forsaking,
In quest of news I haste away,
The Morning Post to take in:

But if nor news nor sense it boast,
Which all the world agree in,
I don't take in the Morning Post,
The Morning Post takes me in.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 7, 2010



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