Bert Leston Taylor 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.
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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3.
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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4.
Post-Impressionism

I cannot tell you how I love
The canvases o ...
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5.
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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6.
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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7.
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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8.
Poem

Time's the Master Critic,
Only he can say
What, among these verses,
Good and bad and worse is --
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9.
On The Eve

Now fare they forth to battle,
And none for peace shall sue;
And ye who sneer and cavil --
They fight your battle, too.
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10.
Ballade Of A Moss-Grown Symbol

I much esteem the rubber-stamp cartoons,
Symbols of paleozoic pedigree --
Age-battered emblems that for moons and
moons
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