December 30, 2020

Tag: Thomas Hood

The Ballad of Sally Brown by Thomas Hood

You memorized some Keats and Shelley.
And, you’ve heard of Yeats and more.
Surely you read old Bill the Bard and decoded his sonnets, too.
About Rudyard Kipling, you know his Knighthood he declined.
For Brendan Behan no one knows if sober he ever was, but for all you know of
this awesome lot, there is one you do not know. It’s safe for you may say, if you
may or could, that you have never heard of Thomas Hood.

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