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Ellis Parker Butler - Reasonable Interest

I want to know how Bernard Shaw
Likes beefsteakfairly done, or raw?
I want to know what kinds of shoes
M. Maeterlinck and Howells use.

I have great curiosity
Regarding George Ades new boot tree.
Has Carolyn Wells of late employed
Hairpins of wire or celluliod?

What kind of soap does London like?
Does Robert Chambers ever hike?
Or did he ever? Or, if not,
Does he like cabbage, cheese, or what?

I want to know the size of gloves
Oppenheim wears, and if he loves
Olives, and how his clothes are made.
What does he eat? How is he paid?

All sorts of things I want to learn,
That are not of the least concern
To any one. For, Oh! and Oh!
I want to know! I WANT TO KNOW!

I want to know, and know I will
The printing press is never still,
For me it prints such facts as these!
I am the Public, if you please!

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Poet: Ellis Parker Butler
Poem: Reasonable Interest
Volume: Bookman
Year: Published/Written in 1911
Poem of the Day: Feb 9 2009

Comment 10 of 10, added on September 24th, 2013 at 4:55 PM.
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//மன ந த ச ச ழன ன மற அவத ரம ய வ ற ற வலம வந த நம த ன த தல வன ப ண ல க ரர கள ல லம ஒன ற க ட ப ய க ற றம ச மத த ப மர மக கள ஏம ற ற 6 வத ம ற ம தல வர ய ர ஜ ய பர ப லனம ச ய ய ம நல வ ய ப ப ன தட த த வ ட டனர .க ட ய ச க க ரம ஒர psychiatrist ஐ ப ர ப பத உங கள க க ம உங கள ச ற ற உள ளவர கள க க ம நல லத .உங கள மனந ல க ணம அட ய எல ல ம வல ல இற வன ப ர ர த த க க ற ன

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Comment 9 of 10, added on May 27th, 2013 at 8:20 PM.
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Comment 8 of 10, added on May 27th, 2013 at 5:44 AM.
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