Kate Greenaway

(1846-1901 / England)

The Little Jumping Girls - Poem by Kate Greenaway

Jump away
From this town into
The next, to-day.

Jump over the moon;
Jump all the morning,
And all the noon.

Jump all night;
Won't our mothers
Be in a fright?

And leave behind
Everything evil
That we may find.

Over the sea;
What wonderful wonders
We shall see.

Jump far away;
And all come home
Some other day.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, September 3, 2010

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