Wynken, Blynken, and Nod one nightSailed off in a wooden shoe, -Sailed on a river of crystal lightInto a sea of dew.
Eugene Field (1850 - 1895)
Source: The Little Book of American Poets, 1787-1900
Contributed by: ingebrita
Mr. Clarke played the King all evening as though under constant fear that someone else was about to play the Ace. [Field was referring to Creston Clarke's performance of King Lear in Denver in 1880.]
Contributed by: Zaady
It was the biggest fish I caught that got away.
A little peach in an orchard grew,- A little peach of emerald hue; Warmed by the sun and wet by the dew, It grew.
Source: the little peach
But I, when I undress me Each night, upon my knees Will ask the Lord to bless me With apple pie and cheese.
Source: apple pie and Cheese
Wynken, Blynken, and Nod one night Sailed off in a wooden shoe- Sailed on a river of crystal light, Into a sea of dew.
Source: Wynken, Blynken, and Nod
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