Charles Edward Carryl

(30 December 1841 – 3 July 1920 / New York City, New York)

Charles Edward Carryl Poems

1. A Nautical Ballad 5/6/2011
2. A Capital Ship 5/6/2011
3. The Song In The Dell 1/1/2004
4. The Plaint Of The Camel 5/6/2011
5. Robinson Crusoe's Story 1/1/2004
6. The Walloping Window Blind 1/1/2004

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The Plaint Of The Camel

Canary-Birds feed on sugar and seed,
Parrots have crackers to crunch:
And, as for the poodles, they tell me the noodles
Have chickens and cream for their lunch.
But there's never a question
About MY digestion—
Anything does for me!

'Cats, you're aware, can repose in a chair,
Chickens can roost upon rails;
Puppies are able to sleep in a stable,
And oysters can slumber in pails.
But no one supposes
A poor Camel dozes—
Any place does for me!

'Lambs are enclosed where it's never exposed,
Coops are constructed for hens:
Kittens are treated to ...

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