Two of Annette Wynne’s Columbus poems from For Days and Days
“The Pilgrims came across the sea, and never thought of you and me”
“They went to sea in a sieve, they did…”
“He was as wicked as wicked could be, but oh, he was perfectly gorgeous to see…”
by ADA CAMBRIDGE (1844-1926) Low on her little stool she sits To make a nursing lap, And cares for nothing but the form Her little arms enwrap. With hairless skull that gapes apart, A...
“Wee Willie Winkie rins through the toun” … (Scottish and English versions)
by LAURA E. RICHARDS (1850-1943) Once there was an elephant, Who tried to use the telephant— No! No! I mean an elephone Who tried to use the telephone— (Dear me! I am not...
“The moon has a face like the clock in the hall…”