Alan Alexander Milne

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

Independence - Poem by Alan Alexander Milne

I never did, I never did,
I never did like "Now take care, dear!"
I never did, I never did,
I never did want "Hold-my-hand";
I never did, I never did,
I never did think much of "Not up there, dear!"
It's no good saying it.
They don't understand.


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  • Susan Williams Susan Williams (12/13/2015 1:10:00 AM)

    I swear Milne either still is a child - a poetic Peter Pan- or he is one of those fantastic people who really and truly understand children (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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