James Stephens

(9 February 1882 - 26 December 1950 / Dublin)

Breakfast Time - Poem by James Stephens

The sun is always in the sky
Whenever I get out of bed,
And I often wonder why
It's never late.—My sister said
She did not know who did the trick,
And that she did not care a bit,
And I should eat my porridge quick.
... I think it's mother wakens it.

Comments about Breakfast Time by James Stephens

  • Susan Williams (1/23/2016 3:15:00 PM)

    I so enjoy his sense of humor that gives foundation to his poems. Perhaps it is what helps him get through life on good days as well as bad. I am enjoying this selection of poetry by James Stephens. (Report) Reply

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  • Margaret O Driscoll (5/12/2015 4:33:00 AM)

    Sweet poem about the wonder of children! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 10, 2012

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