Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Johnstown Center / Rock County / Wisconsin
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Johnstown Center / Rock County / Wisconsin
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A Naughty Little Comet

Rating: 2.9

There was a little comet who lived near the Milky Way!
She loved to wander out at night and jump about and play.

The mother of the comet was a very good old star;
She used to scold her reckless child for venturing out too far.

She told her of the ogre, Sun, who loved on stars to sup,
And who asked no better pastime than in gobbling comets up.

But instead of growing cautious and of showing proper fear,

The foolish little comet edged up nearer, and more near.
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Pooja Iyer 20 November 2020

Very nice poem. Would like to know the figures of speech in the poem

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Shaun Cronick 29 June 2020

Amazing and mesmerizing! Ella puts herself into the mind of a child and delivers a poem of fun and magic. Ella Wheeler Wilcox is and always will be my poetry inspiration and my greatest friend in time. Sleep well dear Ella, sleep well.

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/\/\@$0N 27 March 2019

This poem is really nice and shows how it portrays the characteristics of a child. It was a very good poem

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pee pee peter 27 March 2019

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Boiii 27 March 2019

Ho Kuhz dis is whack

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aiea intermediate kid 27 March 2019

hella lit poem i rate the comet 10/1

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say it again yo 12 December 2018


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Kumarmani Mahakul 20 December 2017

The depth of the poem amazes many readers and this is definitely a brilliant and powerful poem shared here....10

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Francie Lynch 20 December 2017

Sad ending to good advice.

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Paul Amrod 20 December 2017

A very playful piece with innuendos of naivety. Nonetheless this comets was fresh and cocky and happy to be flirting about.

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