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The Huxter Post by :malcott Category :Poems Author :Edward Thomas Date :October 2011 Read :2976

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The Huxter

HE has a hump like an ape on his back;
He has of money a plentiful lack;
And but for a gay coat of double his girth
There is not a plainer thing on the earth
This fine May morning.

But the huxter has a bottle of beer;
He drives a cart and his wife sits near
Who does not heed his lack or his hump;
And they laugh as down the lane they bump
This fine May morning.

(The end)
Edward Thomas's poem: Huxter

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