The Cookie-Lady

Here we have a “sweet” poem, again by Edgar A. Guest. It’s from Rhymes Of Childhood (1924). The Cookie-LadyEdgar A. Guest She is gentle, kind and fair,And there’s silver in her hair;She has known the touch of sorrow,But the smile of her is sweet;And sometimes it seems to meThat her mission is to beThe gracious … Continue reading The Cookie-Lady

Doughnut Day

This came out of John Martin’s Big Book for Little Folk, Number Three (1919). While not strictly Christmas, or even winter, for that matter, I thought the sweets theme was great for the holiday season. Doughnut DayDaisy Dillon Stephenson My Mother’s making dougnuts—oh,They smell so very goodI can’t keep out of doors at all—(Though mother … Continue reading Doughnut Day