Christopher Morley

(5 May 1890 – 28 March 1957 / Haverford, Pennslyvania)

Christopher Morley Poems

1. The Old Swimmer 4/20/2010
2. Inscription For A Grammar 1/13/2003
3. Animal Crackers 4/20/2010
4. Song for a Little House 4/20/2010
5. Smells 4/20/2010
6. The Music Box 4/20/2010
7. To A Child 4/20/2010
8. Reading Aloud 4/20/2010
9. At the Mermaid Caffeteria 4/20/2010
10. Taking Title 4/20/2010
11. Six Weeks Old 4/20/2010
12. Hymn to the Dairymaids on Beacon Street 4/20/2010
13. The Intruder 4/20/2010
14. Elegy Written in a Country Coal-Bin 4/20/2010
15. Only a Matter of Time 4/20/2010
16. Our House 4/20/2010
17. Caught in the Undertow 4/20/2010
18. Burning Leaves in Spring 4/20/2010
19. The Wedded Lover 4/20/2010
20. The Milkman 4/20/2010

On Naming a House

WHEN I a householder became
I had to give my house a name.

I thought I'd call it 'Poplar Trees,'
Or 'Widdershins' or 'Velvet Bees,'
Or 'Just Beneath a Star.'
Or 'As You Like It,' 'If You Please,'
Or 'Nicotine' or 'Bread and Cheese,'
'Full Moon' or 'Doors Ajar.'

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