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The Burgess Nonsense Book (1901)
Frank Gelett Burgess

The LAZY ROOF what Liked the Sun:
Or, How the Walls were Put Upon.

The Roof it has a Lazy Time

A-Lying in the Sun;
The Walls, they have to Hold Him Up;
They do Not Have Much Fun!
The name of the original text first appeared in
The Burgess Nonsense Book Being a Complete Collection of the Humorous Masterpieces of Gelett Burgess, Esq.
(New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1901).
The first publication date is unknown.
Selected poems are out of copyright and are in public domain.
CST Approved

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