There were two cheerful pronouns
And nought did them disturb:
Until they met, out walking.
A conjugative verb.

The pronouns, child, were You and I,
We might as well confess;
But, ah, the mischief-making verb
I leave to you to guess!

Analysis, meaning and summary of Christopher Morley's poem Inscription For A Grammar

3 Comments

  1. Lora Perry says:

    When the first stanza is properly punctuated, this poem is delightful. Please consider adding a comma at the end of the first line and substituting a comma for the colon after walking in the third line. Some one must have made a typographical error in entering Morley’s poem.

  2. Lora Perry says:

    When the first stanza is properly punctuated, this poem is delightful. Please consider adding a comma at the end of the first line and substituting a comma for the colon after walking in the third line. Some one must have made a typographical error in entering Morley’s poem.

  3. ilene novick says:

    and oh what fun christopher morley must have had imagining different verbs with the pronouns, “you” and “i”….and so might we also!

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