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Gelett Burgess

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

The Lazy Roof


The Roof it has a Lazy Time
A-Lying in the Sun;
The Walls, they have to Hold Him Up;
They do Not Have Much Fu

Submitted: Sunday, May 13, 2001

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