Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, THE COW, by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON



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THE COW, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: The friendly cow all red and white
Last Line: And eats the meadow flowers.
Alternate Author Name(s): Stevenson, Robert Lewis Balfour
Variant Title(s): A Child's Garden Of Verses: 23
Subject(s): Cows


The friendly cow all red and white,
I love with all my heart:
She gives me cream with all her might,
To eat with apple-tart.

She wanders lowing here and there,
And yet she cannot stray,
All in the pleasant open air,
The pleasant light of day;

And blown by all the winds that pass
And wet with all the showers,
She walks among the meadow grass
And eats the meadow flowers.





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