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Thursday, February 25, 2010


I Keep Six Honest Serving Men,
(They Taught Me Alll I Knew);
Their Names Are What And Why And When
And How And Where And Who.
I Send Them Over Land And Sea ,
I Send Them East And West,
But After They Have Worked For Me,
I Give Them All A Rest.

I Let Them Rest From Nine To Five,
For I Am Busy Then,
As Well As Breakfast,Lunch and Tea,
For They Are Hungry Men.
But Different Folk Have Different Views,
I know a person small-
She keeps ten million serving men,
Who get no rest at all!
She sends 'em abroad on her own affairs,
From the second she opens her eyes,
One million Hows, two million wheres
And seven million whys.

The Elephants Child

Sometime I get in a mood, and I need poetry. This is a favorite of mine.

This is Bridal Veil Falls located in Colorful Colorado

I thought you might enjoy it!


Lori said...

that is a wonderful poem...thanks for sharing!!!

Kimberly said...

Thanks for entering my giveaway! I am sorry about Tink! :<(

Lissie said...

Lovely poem!
Have a nice day! :)

maryt/theteach said...

Great poem Ann! I like it a lot! :)

Lovely Scribbles said...

What a fun poem, Anne! I hope you have a wonderful weekend, and that you and your family are feeling better!

My name is PJ. said...

It reminds me of every 3 year old I've ever met. Why? Why? Why?

I laughed all the way through!

Nancy said...

I've seen those falls! Breathtaking!

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Shall we exchange postcards?
Please email me your address.
This should be fun!

Also I am having a giveaway on my blog.

Heart2Heart said...

This is such a cute poem and reminds me that I should go back and read so more. Thanks for sharing this with all of us.

Love and Hugs ~ Kat

CC said...

Hi Anne..
Sweet girl, you give me far too much credit. I don't know how to make buttons either..The one on my sidebar is a clipart piece,linked back to you. I wish I was better..I would make us each a button of our very own..I wish,I wish.. I so enjoy your visits and're one of the sweetest bloggers out there..
Have a wonderful weekend..

Annesphamily said...

Thanks to everyone for all the nice comments! I really try to get around the blogs but some days there is just not enough time. I want to thank everyone who takes the time to leave such wonderful comments. You all mean a lot to me and you make me smile so many times when I visit you! Keep coming back. I love you all! :)