6 January 1878 – 22 July 1967 / Illinois
LIKE THIS POEM
Why shall I keep the old name?
What is a name anywhere anyway?
A name is a cheap thing all fathers and mothers leave each child:
A job is a job and I want to live, so
Why does God Almighty or anybody else care whether I take a new name to go by?
284 Total read
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
See more of Poemist by logging in