- Brown, Lee Ann
The Owl Press, Woodacre, California, 2004, Illustrated Wraps, , First Edition, Fine
24 pp. unpag. Cover art Emilie Clark. Limited edition of 250. 'Blue jay ripple beer belly noodling'
Into very many Received
And commonly presumed
By Thomas Brown Knight, M. D.
Based on The Sixth and Last Edition of 1672
Thomas Brown’s Vulgar Errors treats the opposite of orthodoxy, pseudodoxy. An intelligent and readable presentation of an amusing classic.
Mowers, weary and brown, and blithe, What is the word methinks ye know, Endless over-word that the Scythe Sings to the blades of the grass below? Scythes that swing in the grass and clover, Something, still, they say as they pass; What is the word that, over and over, Sings the Scythe to the flowers and grass? Hush, ah hush, the Scythes are saying, Hush, and heed not, and fall asleep; Hush, they say to the grasses swaying, Hush, they sing to the clover deep! Hush - 'tis the lullaby Time is singing - Hush, and heed not, for all things pass, Hush, ah hush! and the Scythes are swinging Over the clover, over the grass!Andrew Lang [1844-1912]