Thursday, 20 October 2016

I met four guinea-hens - Alfred Francis Kreymborg

I met four guinea-hens today,
Creaking like pulleys.

“A crrk,” said one:
“A crrk,” said two;
“A crrk,” said three;
“A crrk,” said four.

I agree with you cheerfully, ladies.

Alfred Francis Kreymborg (1883 - 1966) USA
Source: Poetry. A Magazine of Verse, Vol IX, Oct 2016 - March 2017, edited by Harriet Monroe, 1917 (Poetry Foundation)

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