Gamaliel Bradford

(9 October 1863 - 11 April 1932 / Boston, Massachusetts)

Comedy - Poem by Gamaliel Bradford

I'm writing comedy again,
The daintiest pleasure known to men;
Unless a daintier might be
To watch your acted comedy:
The airy ladies gaily dressed,
And much adored, and much caressed,
The men who swagger like game cocks,
Or undermine, like cunning fox,
And over all these shaken free
The spangled gleam of repartee—
No keener joy awaits us here.
And yet each day I write with fear.


Comments about Comedy by Gamaliel Bradford

  • Susan Williams Susan Williams (1/22/2016 7:37:00 PM)


    Comedy is the light-hearted glitter and charm of a play or novel and also I believe the most difficult to write with the proper light and airy touch. Bravo for those who can! (Report) Reply

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  • Anil Kumar Panda Anil Kumar Panda (1/22/2016 10:35:00 AM)


    Very funny. Enjoyed the humour in it. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis Edward Kofi Louis (1/22/2016 3:04:00 AM)


    Like cunning fox. Nice work. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 4, 2012



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