Tagged: children


Two of Annette Wynne’s Columbus poems from For Days and Days

An Old Doll

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...

Willie Winkie

“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

“The moon has a face like the clock in the hall…”