They Also Wrote Poetry pt.3


A. A. Milne is best known as the creator of Winnie-the-Pooh, Christopher Robin, Tigger, and the rest of the Hundred Acre Wood gang. However, Milne also wrote two poetry collections for children (When We Were Very Young and Now We Are Six) and poetry for adults as well.

Halfway Down

Halfway down the stairs
is a stair
where i sit.
there isn’t any
other stair
quite like
i’m not at the bottom,
i’m not at the top;
so this is the stair
I always

Halfway up the stairs
Isn’t up
And it isn’t down.
It isn’t in the nursery,
It isn’t in town.
And all sorts of funny thoughts
Run round my head.
It isn’t really
It’s somewhere else

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