Bonny shared this poem with the note: "My mother had an old schoolbook, called the 'Young People's Speaker' and one of the first Poems I memorized was from it. The name of the poem, if I remember correctly, was 'Daisy' and it went like this..."

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"I have always loved that poem just for her quick thinking." -Bonny



Thanks to Bonnie Boatman for recording this poem for us!

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Thanks to Bonnie Boatman for sharing this poem with us!

This poem can be found in "St. Nicholas: An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks" (1891).