William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

On A Miser (From The Greek) - Poem by William Cowper

They call thee rich -- I deem thee poor,
Since, if thou darest not use thy store,
But savest only for thine heirs,
The treasure is not thine, but theirs.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 13, 2010

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