Frederick William (FW) Harvey

Hartpury, Gloucestershire
Frederick William (FW) Harvey
Hartpury, Gloucestershire
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Ducks

Rating: 3.8

(To E.M., Who drew them in Holzminden Prison)

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From troubles of the world I turn to ducks,
Beautiful comical things
Sleeping or curled
Their heads beneath white wings
By water cool,
Or finding curious things

To eat in various mucks
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PHILIPPA STEEL 01 January 2020

Lifelong favourite in one version or another......! ! ! ! ! !

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Christoph M 29 August 2018

A small correction, if I may. The subtitle line should be To F. M., who drew them..., not To E. M..... I have here before me the original edition of the book from 1919, and it clearly is To F. M..

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syed shah hussein 17 March 2018

great poem written for ducks

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Grace Mangas 21 April 2005

I remember this poem from grade school in the early 70's

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