The Burgess Nonsense Book (1901)
Frank Gelett Burgess
The Floorless Room
A Novel Sort
Of Argument Without Support.
I Wish that my Room had a Floor!
I don't so Much Care for a Door,
But this Crawling Around
Without Touching the Ground
Is Getting to be Quite a Bore!
Public domain text taken from Representative Poetry Online:
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.