Treasure Island

Christopher Morley

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

Poems of Christopher Morley

1. Animal Crackers 4/20/2010
2. At the Mermaid Caffeteria 4/20/2010
3. Ballade of a horoscope 10/24/2013
4. Burning Leaves in Spring 4/20/2010
5. Burning Leaves, November 4/20/2010
6. Caught in the Undertow 4/20/2010
7. Dedication for a Fireplace 4/20/2010
8. Elegy Written in a Country Coal-Bin 4/20/2010
9. Hymn to the Dairymaids on Beacon Street 4/20/2010
10. Inscription For A Grammar 1/13/2003
11. On Naming a House 4/20/2010
12. Only a Matter of Time 4/20/2010
13. Our House 4/20/2010
14. Reading Aloud 4/20/2010
15. Scuttle, Scuttle, Little Roach 3/20/2012
16. Six Weeks Old 4/20/2010
17. Smells 4/20/2010
18. Song for a Little House 4/20/2010
19. Song in a Dentists Chair 10/24/2013
20. Taking Title 4/20/2010

Caught in the Undertow

COLIN, worshipping some frail,
By self-deception sways her:
Calls himself unworthy male,
Hardly even fit to praise her.

But this tactic insincere
In the upshot greatly grieves him
When he finds the lovely dear
Quite implicitly believes him.

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