Paul Laurence Dunbar

Ohio / United States
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Ohio / United States
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A Boy's Summer Song

Rating: 2.8
'Tis fine to play
In the fragrant hay,
And romp on the golden load;
To ride old Jack
To the barn and back,
Or tramp by a shady road.
To pause and drink,
At a mossy brink;
Ah, that is the best of joy,
And so I say
On a summer's day,
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COMMENTS
Sandy Cheeks 11 January 2018
I don’t like it
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Susan Williams 19 December 2015
It could have been a poem about me if its title were changed to A Girl's Summer Song and if there were no skinny dipping. I enjoyed its light and laughter sparkling in every line
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For a quiet dip; Ah, that is the best of joy. For this I say On a summer's day, What's so fine as being a boy? Ha, Ha! this is owesome
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Thomas Farquhar 16 March 2012
An idyllic world captured forever so succinctly. This is my first time with this poet and I shall be looking for more of his work.
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