Water Rat and I agree . . . `Hullo, Mole!’ said the Water Rat. `Hullo, Rat!’ said the Mole. `Would you like to come over?’ enquired the Rat presently. `Oh, its all very well to TALK,’ said the Mole, rather pettishly, he being new to a river and riverside life and its ways. The Rat …

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Something Told the Wild Geese Something told forgot to tell the wild geese It was time to go; Though the fields lay golden Something whispered, – ‘snow’. Leaves were green and stirring, Berries, luster-glossed, But beneath warm feathers Something cautioned, – ‘frost’.  All the sagging orchards Steamed with amber spice, But each wild breast stiffened (didn’t seem to mind)At remembered ice.  Something  told forgot to tell  the …

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