Thank you to Maria for our second poem donation! Sir Walter Raleigh’s I Wish I Loved the Human Race. We need more so please send your favourite to Bookstoker@gmail.com. You can remain totally anonymous…
I am sure you know this poem well already, but I was ‘given’ this poem by a friend a long time ago. You do not have to be an elderly man to recognise this sensation.
Wishes of an elderly man, Wished at a garden party, June 1914
I wish I loved the Human Race by Sir Walter Raleigh
I wish I loved the Human Race;
I wish I loved its silly face;
I wish I liked the way it walks;
I wish I liked the way it talks;
And when I’m introduced to one
I wish I thought What Jolly Fun!
Sir Walter Raleigh
(Donated by Maria)
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