The fool...

"The fool may ask much but he is more fool that gives it"

Pet MS A45 p44


"They who are not handsome at twenty nor strong at thirty nor rich at forty nor wise at fifty will never be handsome strong rich or wise"

Pet MS A18 p274

Of poetry... and childhood"

“It is the genuine essence of poetry that hangs around the simple essence of our childhood”    

Pet MS A49 p1

Poacher's song

"A shining night is our delight"

Pet MS B4 p80R

I do not think this poem - a song of four verses each with eight lines - has ever been published, but still lots of work to do on it.  Transcribed by Bridget & Roger on the 9th September 2016.