The Postman [poem by C. J. Dennis]

[Editor: This poem by C. J. Dennis was published in A Book for Kids, 1921.]

The Postman

I’d like to be a postman, and walk along the street,
Calling out, “Good Morning, Sir,” to gentlemen I meet,
Ringing every door-bell all along my beat,
In my cap and uniform so very nice and neat.
Perhaps I’d have a parasol in case of rain or heat;
But I wouldn’t be a postman if . . . .
The walking hurt my feet.

Would you?



Source:
C. J. Dennis. A Book for Kids, Angus & Robertson, Sydney, [1921], page 23

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