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

Gillian’s Christmas – Tree

Here is a story from Chatterbox, 1912. I really, really loved this story! GILLIAN’S CHRISTMAS – TREE. ‘Mother, can’t we have a Christmas-tree?’ asked Gillian Derwent, one December day, standing by the table, where her widowed mother sat painting Christmas cards, in a shabby sitting-room at Seacombe, a small South-coast watering-place, where they were spending … Continue reading Gillian’s Christmas – Tree