Elizabeth Madox Roberts

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Elizabeth Madox Roberts (October 30, 1881 - March 13, 1941) was a Kentucky novelist and poet, primarily known for her novels and stories about the Kentucky mountain people, including The Time of Man (1926), The Great Meadow (1930) and A Buried Treasure (1931). All of her writings are characterized by her distinct, rhythmic prose. While she was a ma ...
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The Woodpecker
The woodpecker pecked out a little round hole
And made him a house in the telephone pole.
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2.
Firefly
(A Song)

A little light is going by,
Is going up to see the sky,
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3.
Little Rain
When I was making myself a game
Up in the garden, a little rain came.

It fell down quick in a sort of rush,
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4.
Mumps
I had a feeling in my neck,
And on the sides were two big bumps;
I couldn't swallow anything
At all because I had the mumps.
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5.
The Butterbean Tent
All through the garden I went and went,
And I walked in under the butterbean tent.
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