Classic and Contemporary Poetry
TO THE BOY WITH A COUNTRY, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY Poet's Biography
First Line: Dan wallingford, my jo
Last Line: Dan wallingford, my jo!
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Children; Flags; Patriotism; Childhood
DAN WALLINGFORD, my jo Dan! --
Though but a child in years,
Your patriot spirit thrills the land
And wakens it to cheers, --
You lift the flag -- you roll the drums --
We hear the bugle blow, --
Till all our hearts are one with yours,
Dan Wallingford, my jo!
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