Oliver Herford

(1863-1935)

Oliver Herford Poems

1. Anticipation 9/16/2010
2. Child's Natural History 9/16/2010
3. Education 9/16/2010
4. Facilis Ascensus 9/16/2010
5. Foreign Kittens 9/16/2010
6. Good And Bad Kittens 9/16/2010
7. Happy Thought 9/16/2010
8. In Darkest Africa 9/16/2010
9. Japanesque 9/16/2010
10. A Song Of A Heart 9/16/2010
11. A Thought 9/16/2010
12. Some Geese 9/16/2010
13. Song 9/16/2010
14. The Hippopotamus 9/16/2010
15. The Joy Ride 9/16/2010
16. The Puncture 9/16/2010
17. Winter And Summer 9/16/2010
18. A Thanksgiving Fable 8/26/2015
19. Alphabet Of Celebrities 9/16/2010
20. Metaphysics 9/16/2010
21. Why Ye Blossome Cometh Before Ye Leafe 9/16/2010
22. The Cow 3/20/2015
23. The Shadow Kitten 9/16/2010
24. The Whole Duty Of Kittens 9/16/2010
25. The Mon-Goos 9/16/2010
26. The Outing 9/16/2010
27. The Lion 9/16/2010
28. The Dog 9/16/2010
29. A Penguin 9/16/2010
30. The Moon 9/16/2010
31. The Hen 9/16/2010
32. The Game 9/16/2010
33. Proem 9/16/2010
34. The Chimpanzee 9/16/2010
35. The Platypus 9/16/2010
36. The Milk Jug 9/16/2010
37. The Elf And The Dormouse 9/16/2010
38. I Heard A Bird Sing 11/6/2015
39. The Puppy 9/16/2010

Comments about Oliver Herford

  • Platypus (4/19/2018 1:54:00 PM)

    Platypus! ! ! !
    They are so cool!

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Best Poem of Oliver Herford

The Puppy

The Puppy cannot mew or talk,
He has a funny kind of walk,
His tail is difficult to wag
And that’s what makes him walk zigzag.
He is the Kitten of a Dog,
From morn till night he’s all agog—
Forever seeking something new
That’s good but isn’t meant to chew.
He romps about the Tulip bed,
And chews the Flowers white and red,
And when the Gardener comes to see
He’s sure to blame mamma or me.
One game that cannot ever fail
To please him is to chase his tail—
(To catch one’s tail, ’twixt me and you,
Is not an easy thing to do.)
If he has not a pretty ...

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A Song Of A Heart

Upon a time I had a Heart,
And it was bright and gay;
And I gave it to a Lady fair
To have and keep alway.

She soothed it and she smoothed it
And she stabbed it till it bled;
She brightened it and lightened it
And she weighed it down with lead.

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