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You Are Old, Father William

You are old, Father William,” the young man said,
“And your hair has become very white;
And yet you incessantly stand on your head–
Do you think, at your age, it is right?” 245 more words

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YOU ARE OLD, FATHER WILLIAM - LEWIS CARROLL

Lewis Carroll is my favorite poet. In this, one of his less well-known but nonetheless wonderful poems, he offers commentary on both parenthood and aging. I find myself relating. 374 more words

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You Are Old, Father William

You Are Old, Father William

By Lewis Carroll

“You are old, Father William,” the young man said,
“And your hair has become very white;
And yet you incessantly stand on your head— 253 more words

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