Gertrude Stein

(3 February 1874 – 27 July 1946 / Allegheny, Pennsylvania)

Stanzas in Meditation


She may count three little daisies very well
By multiplying to either six nine or fourteen
Or she can be well mentioned as twelve
Which they may like which they can like soon
Or more than ever which they wish as a button
Just as much as they arrange which they wish
Or they can attire where they need as which say
Can they call a hat or a hat a day
Made merry because it is so.

Submitted: Monday, January 20, 2003

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