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The Poetical Speaker: A Miscellany Gathered from Original and Classic Sources John B Alden

The Poetical Speaker: A Miscellany Gathered from Original and Classic Sources

John B Alden

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781331266105
Paperback
326 pages
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Excerpt from The Poetical Speaker: A Miscellany Gathered From Original and Classic SourcesThe Poetical Speaker.The Baby.Where did you come from, baby dear?Out of the everywhere into the here.Where did you get your eyes so blue?Out of the sky as IMoreExcerpt from The Poetical Speaker: A Miscellany Gathered From Original and Classic SourcesThe Poetical Speaker.The Baby.Where did you come from, baby dear?Out of the everywhere into the here.Where did you get your eyes so blue?Out of the sky as I came through.What makes the light in them sparkle and spin?Some of the starry spikes left in.Where did you get that little tear?I found it waiting when I got here.What makes your forehead so smooth and high?A soft hand stroked it as I went by.What makes your cheek like a warm white rose?Something better than any one knows.Whence that three-cornered smile of bliss?Three angles gave met at once a kiss.Where did you get that pearly ear?God spoke, and it came out to hear.Where did you get those arms and hands?Love made itself into hooks and bands.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.