by Amy Lowell (1874 - 1925)

I wished to post a letter
Language: English 
I wished to post a letter,
But although I paid much,
Still the letter was overweight.
“What is in this package?” said the clerk,
“It is very heavy.”
“Yes,” I said,
“And yet it is only a dried fruit.”

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This text was added to the website: 2014-03-25
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