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Poetry Friday: The Popular Authoress

May 5th, 2017 (06:00 am)
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There was a Young Woman,
And, what do you think?
She lived upon nothing
But paper, pens, ink.
Paper, pens, ink was the chief of her diet,
And now this Young Woman will never be quiet.

- The Popular Authoress, as published in Punch, April 11th, 1863

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Posted by: Jama Rattigan (jamarattigan)
Posted at: May 5th, 2017 07:30 pm (UTC)

Hah! Thanks for this fun poem! Needed to laugh today. :)

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: May 5th, 2017 07:54 pm (UTC)

:) Keep writing!

Posted by: Kay McGriff (kaymcgriff)
Posted at: May 5th, 2017 11:42 pm (UTC)
fun

Thanks for this fun poem! Keep writing and don't be quiet!

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: May 6th, 2017 04:18 am (UTC)
Re: fun

Yes and yes! Share those stories!

Posted by: Mary Lee Hahn (Mary Lee Hahn)
Posted at: May 6th, 2017 12:38 pm (UTC)

Best Strong Woman poem EVER! Let's NEVER be quiet ladies, NEVER!!

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: May 6th, 2017 03:21 pm (UTC)
books

Agreed! I'm never quiet. 🙂

Posted by: Michelle Kogan (Michelle Kogan)
Posted at: May 8th, 2017 11:48 pm (UTC)

Fun poem, reminds me of a limerick, I hope we hear more of her voice!

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: May 8th, 2017 11:54 pm (UTC)

I love that this piece from over 150 years ago still rings true!

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