Richard Le Gallienne

(1866-1947 / England)

I Meant To Do My Work To-Day - Poem by Richard Le Gallienne

I meant to do my work to-day-
But a brown bird sang in the apple-tree,
And a butterfly flitted across the field,
And all the leaves were calling me.

And the wind went sighing over the land,
Tossing the grasses to and fro,
And a rainbow held out its shining hand-
So what could I do but laugh and go?


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010



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