Saturday, November 29, 2014

No Shade, No Shine

November
by Thomas Hood


No sun - no moon!
No morn - no noon -
No dawn - no dusk - no proper time of day.
No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease,
No comfortable feel in any member -
No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees,
No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds! -
November!

Thomas Hood is mostly known for his comic poetry, if you hadn't guessed.

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