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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

Burning Leaves, November

THESE are the folios of April,
All the library of spring,
Missals gilt and rubricated
With the frost's illumining.

Ruthless, we destroy these treasures,
Set the torch with hand profane-
Gone, like Alexandrian vellums,
Like the books of burnt Louvain!

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