Christopher Morley

(5 May 1890 – 28 March 1957 / Haverford, Pennslyvania)

Inscription For A Grammar - Poem by Christopher Morley

There were two cheerful pronouns
And nought did them disturb:
Until they met, out walking.
A conjugative verb.

The pronouns, child, were You and I,
We might as well confess;
But, ah, the mischief-making verb
I leave to you to guess!


Comments about Inscription For A Grammar by Christopher Morley

  • Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (8/11/2014 11:12:00 AM)

    you and me always walk together... (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 6,036 Points Savita Tyagi (8/11/2014 9:25:00 AM)

    Mischief making verb always changing colors! lovely composition. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 29,303 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (8/11/2014 4:13:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem but what is that verb to guess the word a question. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Alla Simone (9/12/2012 9:12:00 PM)

    Clever! Thanks for sharing... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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