Ellis Parker Butler

(5 December 1869 - 13 September 1937 / Muscatine / Iowa / United States)

Ellis Parker Butler Poems

1. A Minute 4/20/2010
2. A Lost Angel 4/20/2010
3. The Golf Walk 4/20/2010
4. Mary Had A Little Frog 4/20/2010
5. A Question 4/20/2010
6. A Scotchman Whose Name Was Isbister 4/20/2010
7. Why Washington Retreated 1/13/2003
8. Good - Better - Best 1/1/2004
9. The Ballad Of A Bachelor 1/13/2003
10. A Study In Feeling 4/20/2010
11. Bird Nesting 4/20/2010
12. A Pastoral 4/20/2010
13. A St. Valentine’s Day Tragedy 4/20/2010
14. No Beer, No Work 4/20/2010
15. Cupid Caught Napping 4/20/2010
16. How'd You Like It? 4/20/2010
17. Judgment Day 4/20/2010
18. Deer 4/20/2010
19. Immortality 4/20/2010
20. Why I Went To The Foot 4/20/2010

Djolan

Soft was the night, the eve how airy,
When through the big, fat dictionary
I wandered on in careless ease,
And read the a's, b's, c's and d's!

But stop! What is this form I see,
Beginning with a hump-backed d?
I pause! I gasp! I falter there!
It is the djolan, I declare!

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