Robert Laurence Binyon

(1869-1943 / England)

The Toy—seller - Poem by Robert Laurence Binyon

The Toy--seller his idle wares
Carefully ranges, side by side;
With coveting soft earnest airs
The children linger, open--eyed.

His haunted soul from far away
Looks in the lamplight absently:
They see not him, O happy they!
He sees not them, O woeful he!

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 1, 2010

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