Treasure Island

Christopher Morley

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

Poems of Christopher Morley

21. The barren music of a word or phrase, 4/20/2010
22. The Church of Unbent Knees 4/20/2010
23. The Commercial Traveler 4/20/2010
24. The Intruder 4/20/2010
25. The Milkman 4/20/2010
26. The Music Box 4/20/2010
27. The Old Swimmer 4/20/2010
28. The Secret 4/20/2010
29. The Wedded Lover 4/20/2010
30. Tit for Tat 4/20/2010
31. To A Child 4/20/2010
32. To a Post Office Inkwell 4/20/2010
33. To You, Remembering the Past 4/20/2010
34. Two O'Clock 4/20/2010
35. Washing the Dishes 4/20/2010
36. When I a householder became 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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