Alan Alexander Milne

(18 January 1882 – 31 January 1956 / Kilburn, London)

Happiness - Poem by Alan Alexander Milne

John had
Great Big
Boots on;
John had a
Great Big
John had a
Great Big
Mackintosh --
And that
(Said John)

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  • Nobody Stars (9/17/2019 4:02:00 AM)

    awful because she didn't know what she meant by that
    and where the water goes
    it was good for the hippopotamus to come to save her

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  • Josey Alfred (4/19/2017 5:59:00 AM)

    For innocent minds, every simple opportunity or gain is matter of joy. That is the pleasure of contented soul.
    Thanks for sharing

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  • (5/10/2009 10:17:00 AM)

    I think of this poem when I remember my daughter, age 3, refusing to remove her
    new Mary Jane shoes when she went to bed, the expression on my grandson's
    face, age 4, when he put on his new cowboy vest. I think of this poem often
    when something small - an unexpected kindness, a generous word - makes me

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

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