Poetry Thursday (ha, ha, ha)

This is what I get for deciding to clean our whole house the week before school starts and host a huge party on Friday night (“Greek Fest 08”, of which we didn’t remember to take even a single picture) – a late poem!  But anyway, better late than never.  [I accidentally just typed “better safe than sorry” before my brain clicked in and told me that I had the wrong cliche!]

From the book Favorite Poems, copyright 1958, which I got (for free, of course!) at the Book Thing:

O For a Booke

O for a Booke and a shadie nooke,
eyther in-a-doore or out;
With the grene leaves whispering overhede,
or the Street cryes all about.

Where I maie Reade all at my ease,
both of the Newe and Olde;
For a jollie goode Booke whereon to looke,
is better to me than Golde.

This entry was posted in books. Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Poetry Thursday (ha, ha, ha)

  1. Aunt Zona says:

    Oh, I like it!  That’s how I sometimes feel too – oh for a book and a place to read it!  (Sounds like a fun party!)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s