James Whitcomb Riley

(7 October 1849 - 22 July 1916 / Greenfield, Indiana)

Knee-Deep in June


Tell you what I like the best --
'Long about knee-deep in June,
'Bout the time strawberries melts
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  • Rookie Mia Cox (6/2/2012 7:29:00 PM)

    that was amazing it really had that feeling....the one you have when u like something and i really liked that (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Kevin Straw (6/2/2010 10:43:00 AM)

    Terrific stuff! I guess being son of an attorney this is not his natural accent, but maybe he spoke both fluently. He makes you feel you are lying there with him looking up and around at what he is seeing, and enjoying his wit. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 459 Points Ramesh T A (6/2/2010 7:59:00 AM)

    Prolific poetic expression regarding the significance of June in something wonderful to read! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie George Wootton (6/2/2007 5:44:00 AM)

    I can certainly identify with Mr. Riley's thoughts here. In this fast-paced time we suffer in today there is precious little time to just lay back and rest and enjoy the moment. Loved the poem. (Report) Reply

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