Hugh Max

Rookie (11/18/1981 / USA)

Hugh Max Poems

1. Kitchen Clock 3/30/2012
Best Poem of Hugh Max

Kitchen Clock

I love this poem by by John Vance Cheney. Hope you will love my sharing too.

Knitting is the maid o' the kitchen, Milly,
Doing nothing sits the chore boy, Billy:
'Seconds reckoned,
Seconds reckoned;
Every minute,
Sixty in it.
Milly, Billy,
Billy, Milly,
Tick-tock, tock-tick,
Nick-knock, knock-nick,
Knockety-nick, nickety-knock, '-
Goes the kitchen clock.

Closer to the fire is rosy Milly,
Every whit as close and cosy, Billy:
'Time's a-flying,
Worth your trying;
Pretty Milly-
Kiss her, Billy!
Milly, Billy,
Billy, ...

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