Margot (midnight_birth) wrote in margot_quotes,

When We Were Very Young by A.A. Milne.


Title: When We Were Very Young.
Author: A.A. Milne.
Genre: Fiction, literature, poetry, children's lit, YA.
Country: U.K.
Language: English.
Publication Date: 1924.
Summary: A collection of 44 poems for very young readers.

My rating: 7/10.

Christopher Robin Milne
Or, as He Prefers to Call Himself,
This book
Which Owes So Much to Him
Is Now
Humbly Offered


I never did, I never did, I never did like
"Now take care, dear!"
I never did, I never did, I never did want
I never did, I never did, I never did think much of
"Not up there, dear!"
It's no good saying it. They don't understand.

~~from The Fourth Chair.

...Shall I go off to South America?
Shall I put out in my ship to sea?
Or get in my cage and be lions and tigers?
Or--Shall I be only Me?

~~From Spring Morning.

...Where am I going? I don't quite know.
What does it matter where people go?
Down to the wood where the blue-bells grow-
Anywhere, anywhere. I don't know.
Tags: 1920s - fiction, 1920s - poetry, 20th century - fiction, 20th century - poetry, british - fiction, british - poetry, children's lit, fiction, literature, poetry, series: winnie-the-pooh, ya

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