Bert Leston Taylor

the United States
Bert Leston Taylor
the United States

Poems

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1.
The Riddle Of The Dinosaur
Behold the mighty dinosaur,
Famous in prehistoric lore,
Not only for his weight and length,
But for his intellectual strength.
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2.
The Road To Anywhere
Across the places deep and dim,
And places brown and bare,
It reaches to the planet s rim
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3.
Canopus
When quacks with pills political would dope us,
When politics absorbs the livelong day,
I like to think about that star Canopus,
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4.
The Lazy Writer
In summer I’m disposed to shirk,
As summer is no time to work.
In winter inspiration dies
For lack of out-door exercise.
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5.
Post-Impressionism
I cannot tell you how I love
The canvases o ...
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6.
The Rime Of The Betsy Jane
IT was the good ship Betsy Jane,
That sailed in a spanking breeze,
With a bunch of militant Suffs on board,
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7.
Those Flapjacks Of Brown's
OH light as the foam on the Plover,
That mottles that magical stream;
Oh light as the vows of a lover
And the sighs of a summer night s dream;
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8.
To The Proof Room
'O MEN of dark and dismal fate,'
A prey to typographic terrors,
O you who labor long and late,
Correcting other people's errors --
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9.
Upon Julia's Arctics
When as galoshed my Julia goes,
Unbuckled all from top to toes,
How swift the poem becometh prose!
And when I cast mine eyes and see
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10.
Aprilly
Whan that Aprilly with hise shoures soote
The droghte of March had perced to the roote,
I druv a motor thro' Aprilly's bliz
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