Dick Explains

“Pa-pa I’ve tried to catch the Sleep Man, I’ve shut my eyes and breathed So hard I thought he’d come and peep— I was the one de-ceived. “Just when I thought he’d sure-ly come And I would hold him fast— Some how I can’t re-mem-ber what It was I thought of last. “But when I … Continue reading Dick Explains

The Joke

Silly poem I wrote. The Joke I’s telled him a joke, I’s seed him laugh too, But ‘twasn’t that funny An’ still laugh he do. He laugh an’ he laugh, But this thing is true, ‘Twasn’t that funny An’ still laugh he do. He giggle an’ giggle He say “hoohoohoo” I’s don’t remember the joke But … Continue reading The Joke

The Photoplay

Here is a little poem I wrote! Moving images on the screen Glowing people playing their part Angel-like far off creatures they seem. No voices, yet they talk Never may we converse They say everything with their eyes Gone, though alive again today Each time we see them In a silent photoplay! Please visit our … Continue reading The Photoplay

Joyous Times Day 16 : Recollections of Summer and A Dialogue for George and Frank

This is a nice story reminding us to be happy as the seasons change, for there is something special about every time of year. Recollections of Summer Ellen and Ruth sat on the sofa in the nice warm room where their father kept his books. A fire burnt in the grate; but, out of doors, … Continue reading Joyous Times Day 16 : Recollections of Summer and A Dialogue for George and Frank