Treasure Island

Gelett Burgess

(30 January 1866 – 18 September 1951 / Boston, Massachusetts)

Poems of Gelett Burgess

1. A Woman's Reason 5/13/2001
2. Abstemia 4/12/2010
3. Abstrosophy 4/12/2010
4. An Alphabet of Famous Goops 5/13/2001
5. I'd Rather Have Habits Than Clothes 4/12/2010
6. My Feet 5/13/2001
7. Nonsense Verses 4/12/2010
8. On Digital Extremities 5/13/2001
9. Psycholophon 4/12/2010
10. Table Manners 4/4/2012
11. The Floorless Room 5/13/2001
12. The Goops 1/20/2003
13. The Lazy Roof 5/13/2001
14. The Purple Cow 5/13/2001
15. The Purple Cow: Suite 5/13/2001

The Goops

The meanest trick I ever knew
Was one I know you never do.
I saw a Goop once try to do it,
And there was nothing funny to it.
He pulled a chair from under me
As I was sitting down; but he
Was sent to bed, and rightly, too.
It was a horrid thing to do!

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