Gelett Burgess

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

The Purple Cow


I NEVER SAW A PURPLE COW,
I NEVER HOPE TO SEE ONE;
BUT I CAN TELL YOU, ANYHOW,
I'D RATHER SEE THAN BE ONE!

Submitted: Sunday, May 13, 2001

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  • Bethany Buhl (1/6/2012 10:39:00 AM)

    This is more like a quote than a poem, but I love it. I remember when I was younger someone said this and I was huh. There isn't no such thing as a purple cow. (Report) Reply

  • Jennie Manning (8/29/2009 11:12:00 AM)

    CristianDolon, your girlfriend must be really old because this poem was written in 1895..... :) (Report) Reply

  • Cristian Dolon (1/18/2009 9:19:00 PM)

    I don't know who you are but you BETTER take this poem down. This poem was written by my girlfriend StarLover from Creative-Poems many years ago...

    I can't stand a person that would STEAL other work and post it as his own...
    Take it down or prepare to be banned FOREVER!

    NOW! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

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