Robert William Service
Poems of Robert William Service
|226.||Heart O' The North||1/13/2003|
|234.||Home And Love||1/13/2003|
|236.||Hot Digitty Dog||1/13/2003|
|238.||I Have Some Friends||1/13/2003|
|239.||I Shall Not Burn||1/13/2003|
|240.||I Will Not Fight||1/13/2003|
You Can't Can Love
I don't know how the fishes feel, but I can't help thinking it odd,
That a gay young flapper of a female eel should fall in love with a cod.
Yet - that's exactly what she did and it only goes to prove,
That' what evr you do you can't put the lid on that crazy feeling Love.
Now that young tom-cod was a dreadful rake, and he had no wish to wed,
But he feared that her foolish heart would break, so this is what he said:
"Some fellows prize a woman's eyes, and some admire her lips,