The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #59418   Message #2673770
Posted By: Rapparee
07-Jul-09 - 08:13 AM
Thread Name: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Hark 'ee, pretty Golden-Rod, leaning o'er the brook,
How I wish that at your face I might catch a look!
Yet you never let me peep, though I know 'tis fair,
Hid completely out of sight by your yellow hair,
Shake those sunny tresses back, why are you so shy?
None to see except myself and a butterfly!
'Tis so still and shady here where the willows nod
Won't you let me have one peep, pretty Golden-Rod?
          --True W. Williams, et al. Belford's Annual, 1888-9.
             Chicago: Belford Clarke and Co., 1888.