Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, OLD SHELLOVER, by WALTER JOHN DE LA MARE



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First Line: Come!' said old shellover
Last Line: Ay!' said creep.
Alternate Author Name(s): Ramal, Walter; De La Mare, Walter


'Come!' said Old Shellover.
'What?' says Creep.
'The horny old Gardener's fast asleep;
The fat cock Thrush
To his nest has gone;
And the dew shines bright
In the rising Moon;
Old Sallie Worm from her hole doth peep:
Come!' said Old Shellover.
'Ay!' said Creep.





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