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A Holiday - Poem by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The Wife
The house is like a garden,
The children are the flowers,
The gardener should come methinks
And walk among his bowers,
Oh! lock the door on worry
And shut your cares away,
Not time of year, but love and cheer,
Will make a holiday.

The Husband
Impossible! You women do not know
The toil it takes to make a business grow.
I cannot join you until very late,
So hurry home, nor let the dinner wait.

The Wife
The feast will be like Hamlet
Without a Hamlet part:
The home is but a house, dear,
Till you supply the heart.
The Xmas gift I long for
You need not toil to buy;
Oh! give me back one thing I lack –
The love-light in your eye.

The Husband
Of course I love you, and the children too.
Be sensible, my dear, it is for you
I work so hard to make my business pay.
There, now, run home, enjoy your holiday.

The Wife (turning)
He does not mean to wound me,
I know his heart is kind.
Alas! that man can love us
And be so blind, so blind.
A little time for pleasure,
A little time for play;
A word to prove the life of love
And frighten care away!
Tho’ poor my lot in some small cot
That were a holiday.

The Husband (musing)
She has not meant to wound me, nor to vex –
Zounds! but ‘tis difficult to please the sex.
I’ve housed and gowned her like a very queen
Yet there she goes, with discontented mien.
I gave her diamonds only yesterday:
Some women are like that, do what you may.


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  • Gold Star - 30,162 Points Jayatissa K. Liyanage (3/6/2015 7:23:00 AM)

    Very true of many family lives on earth. Enjoyable write. I like it. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Holiday

  1. 1. A Holiday , Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  2. 2. Summer Holiday , Robinson Jeffers
  3. 3. A Statesman's Holiday , William Butler Yeats
  4. 4. ! ! ! Our Holiday Memories! ! ! , kite remedy
  5. 5. Alpine Holiday , Robert William Service
  6. 6. A Civic Holiday Trip , James McIntyre
  7. 7. * Billie Holiday (She Had Her Own) , Linda Moore
  8. 8. After Bank Holiday , Elizabeth Daryush
  9. 9. From 'A Severe Lack Of Holiday Spirit' , Amy Gerstler
  10. 10. The Evening Of The Holiday , Count Giacomo Leopardi
  11. 11. Holiday Streamers , Lonnie Hicks
  12. 12. Holiday Yets , Lonnie Hicks
  13. 13. The Prophetic Bard's Oration: From A Fau.. , Robert Nichols
  14. 14. (italian Collection) Poems From An Ama.. , Janice Windle
  15. 15. At End Of A Holiday , Roderic Quinn
  16. 16. Work-Girls' Holiday , Lesbia Harford
  17. 17. The Naiads' Music: From A Faun's Holiday , Robert Nichols
  18. 18. The Philosopher's Oration: A Faun's Holi.. , Robert Nichols
  19. 19. *) ~one Less Holiday~(* , Lee Degnan
  20. 20. The Statesman's Holiday , William Butler Yeats
  21. 21. ~*enjoy Your Holiday*~ , Elena Sandu
  22. 22. Holiday Greetings (Hic) , Ben Gieske
  23. 23. * Holiday Madness * , Linda Ori
  24. 24. Its Holiday! , malini kadir
  25. 25. Holiday Guest , louis rams
  26. 26. A Silurian Holiday , Ambrose Bierce
  27. 27. Holiday Seasonings , Lonnie Hicks
  28. 28. Holiday Madness , Mary Nagy
  29. 29. In Memory Of Billie Holiday , Tom Billsborough
  30. 30. As On A Holiday , Friedrich Holderlin
  31. 31. A Holiday , Lizette Woodworth Reese
  32. 32. The First Day Of My Holiday , David Harris
  33. 33. Holiday In The Forest , Edward Kofi Louis
  34. 34. Holiday Greetings For All , Sandra Feldman
  35. 35. Holiday Alliteration , Dorothy (Alves) Holmes
  36. 36. From: Shoemaker's Holiday, Or The Gentle.. , Thomas Dekker
  37. 37. Spanish Holiday , Joyce Hemsley
  38. 38. A Holiday On The Town , Marilyn Lott
  39. 39. Dear Elena, On Christmas Eve.... [ Bri's.. , Bri Edwards
  40. 40. I Have To Have A Holiday , Charles M Moore
  41. 41. Holiday , Isabella Campos
  42. 42. Holiday , David Darbyshire
  43. 43. A Special Holiday , Joseph T. Renaldi
  44. 44. Holiday Season , Marilyn Lott
  45. 45. Homage To The Turkey......[humor; Holid.. , Bri Edwards
  46. 46. Mood Of Holiday On Monday! , Ramesh T A
  47. 47. Holiday Diets -- Not! ! ! .........[over.. , Bri Edwards
  48. 48. I Need A Holiday , Charles M Moore
  49. 49. Perfect Summer Holiday , Ken e Hall
  50. 50. Back From Holiday , tiyler durden
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