January 1st, 2011
Here’s a selected passage from a poem about the new year… THE NEW YEAR Who comes dancing over the snow, His soft little feet all bare and rosy? Open the door, though the wild winds blow, Take the child in and make him cosey. Take him in and hold him dear, He is the wonderful […]
November 26th, 2010
A New Year Idyl is an amusing poem by Eugene Field about someone helping a cockroach have fun on New Years Eve. Eugene Field (1850 – 1895) is the author of the well-known kid’s poem, The Gingham Dog and Calico Cat (The Duel). Here’s the definition of "Idyl": 1. a. A short poem or prose […]
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