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Greedy Richard - Poem by Jane Taylor

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"I think I want some pies this morning,"
Said Dick, stretching himself and yawning;
So down he threw his slate and books,
And saunter'd to the pastry-cook's.

And there he cast his greedy eyes
Round on the jellies and the pies,
So to select, with anxious care,
The very nicest that was there.

At last the point was thus decided:
As his opinion was divided
'Twixt pie and jelly, being loth
Either to leave, he took them both.

Now Richard never could be pleased
To stop when hunger was appeased,
But would go on to eat still more
When he had had an ample store.

"No, not another now," said Dick;
"Dear me, I feel extremely sick:
I cannot even eat this bit;
I wish I had not tasted it. "

Then slowing rising from his seat,
He threw his cheesecake in the street,
And left the tempting pastry-cook's
With very discontented looks.

Just then a man with wooden leg
Met Dick, and held his hat to beg;
And while he told his mournful case,
Look'd at him with imploring face.

Dick, wishing to relieve his pain,
His pockets search'd, but search'd in vain;
And so at last he did declare,
He had not left a farthing there.

The beggar turn'd with face of grief,
And look of patient unbelief,
While Richard now his folly blamed,
And felt both sorry and ashamed.

"I wish," said he (but wishing's vain),
"I had my money back again,
And had not spent my last, to pay
For what I only threw away.

"Another time, I'll take advice,
And not buy things because they're nice;
But rather save my little store,
To give to those who want it more."


Poems About Greed

  1. 1. Greedy Richard , Jane Taylor
  2. 2. The Man Whose Riches Satisfy His Greed , Solon
  3. 3. With Mercy For The Greedy , Anne Sexton
  4. 4. Greed , Philip Schultz
  5. 5. Twas Such A Little—little Boat , Emily Dickinson
  6. 6. Augustus Gloop! Augustus Gloop , Roald Dahl
  7. 7. Human Greed , Raymond A. Foss
  8. 8. Less Greed , Raymond A. Foss
  9. 9. Greed Is Out , Hebert Logerie
  10. 10. Gold In The Mountain , Herman Melville
  11. 11. Illahi Nama (Book Of God) , Farīd ud-Dīn Attar Abū Hamīd ..
  12. 12. Coffin Of Gold , jibin joseph
  13. 13. Drink The Nectar , Mirabai
  14. 14. Ballade Of Dead Republics , Edgar Lee Masters
  15. 15. Petals Of Peace , Aftab Alam
  16. 16. When Greed Outstrips Needs , Dr. Tulsi Hanumanthu
  17. 17. The Flowers , William Brighty Rands
  18. 18. Possession , Vaibhav Pandey
  19. 19. Tell Me Brother , Kabir
  20. 20. When The Bush Begins To Speak , Henry Lawson
  21. 21. Greed , Sylvia Chidi
  22. 22. Warfare , Herbert Nehrlich
  23. 23. From A Verandah , Francis William Lauderdale A ..
  24. 24. Rubaiyat 39 , Shams al-Din Hafiz Shirazi
  25. 25. In The Swirl Of Greed , Amitava Sur
  26. 26. # # A Joy - Senryu [revised] , Samanyan Lakshminarayanan
  27. 27. Morals , Dave Alan Walker
  28. 28. World Of Greed , Dave Alan Walker
  29. 29. My Petty Greed , CHOUDHURI SUKUMAR
  30. 30. Nature's Beauty Being Destroyed , Francis Duggan
  31. 31. Greed , Akhtar Jawad
  32. 32. Golden Mean , Persian Nightingale
  33. 33. Greed Breeds Greed , Aftab Alam
  34. 34. Beware Of The Great Corruptors , (brief renderings) Joe Fazio
  35. 35. Stars , cherassery damodaran binish
  36. 36. Crime...Power , (brief renderings) Joe Fazio
  37. 37. Greed , Neela Nath
  38. 38. Hypocrisy, Greed & Deceit , (brief renderings) Joe Fazio
  39. 39. >The Tree Of Greed And Suffering , Abdul Wahab
  40. 40. Today, The Last Day , Richard Allen Beevor
  41. 41. In Arrogance , Mark R Slaughter
  42. 42. ! Ocean Of Treasures! , Ajay Pisharody
  43. 43. Haiku...Devil’s Disciple...Greed , Ken e Hall
  44. 44. 2008 Wall Street Crash , Terence George Craddock (Spe ..
  45. 45. # Forest # , Marvin Brato Sr
  46. 46. Creation , Lyn Paul
  47. 47. With Greed , hasmukh amathalal
  48. 48. Haiku 16 , David Wood
  49. 49. Graven Greediness , Kumarmani Mahakul
  50. 50. Wallow In The Greed , Mark R Slaughter

New Greed Poems

  1. A Crime Against Humanity (A Work In Prog.., paul bamberger
  2. **spiritual Practice In The Siir**, saki sabre
  3. Greed Is Good, Aniruddha Pathak
  4. Compensation, Mahendiran v..
  5. Greed Is Useless, Melikhaya Zagagana
  6. A Tall Throat, Tony Adah
  7. Greed Breeds Greed, Aftab Alam
  8. Graven Greediness, Kumarmani Mahakul
  9. My Countrymen., Tony Adah
  10. Greed Is A Deadly Vice, Bhargabi Dei Mahakul
  11. Greed, Akhtar Jawad
  12. Greed, Neela Nath
  13. Desist From Greed., Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  14. One's Greed Leads To One's Ugly And Gree.., MOHAMMAD SKATI
  15. Let Me Not To The Land Of Bills, Saheb Mohapatra
  16. The Seed, Katherine Perry
  17. Greed, Somanathan Iyer
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