Gelett Burgess

(30 January 1866 – 18 September 1951 / Boston, Massachusetts)

The Lazy Roof - Poem by Gelett Burgess

The Roof it has a Lazy Time
A-Lying in the Sun;
The Walls, they have to Hold Him Up;
They do Not Have Much Fu


Comments about The Lazy Roof by Gelett Burgess

  • Terry Craddock (4/28/2015 9:49:00 PM)


    I loved the wit in this verse. Yet longed to know what the walls and roof did when it rained. (Report) Reply

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  • Brian Jani (7/10/2014 2:52:00 AM)


    what a very interesting subject to write about .nice one Gelett (Report) Reply

  • Brian Jani (7/10/2014 2:51:00 AM)


    what a very interesting subject to write about .nice one Gelett (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 13, 2001



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