Walter de la Mare

(1873 - 1958 / Kent / England)

Miss T - Poem by Walter de la Mare

It's a very odd thing -
As odd can be -
That whatever Miss T eats
Turns into Miss T.;
Porridge and apples,
Mince, muffins and mutton,
Jam, junket, jumbles -
Not a rap, not a button
It matters; the moment
They're out of her plate,
Though shared by Miss Butcher
And sour Mr. Bate;
Tiny and cheerful,
And neat as can be,
Whatever Miss T. eats
Turns into Miss T.


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  • Susan Williams (12/24/2015 8:04:00 PM)

    Yes, indeed, that is why our diets fail- - everything we eat sticks to our ribs (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010



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