On Being Challenged to Write an Epigram in the Manner of Herrick

Original Text: 
Laughter from a Cloud, foreword by Hilary Raleigh (London: Constable, 1923): 191. British Library 012273.bbb.7
1To Griggs, that learned man, in many a bygone session,
2His kids were his delight, and physics his profession;
3Now Griggs, grown old and glum, and less intent on knowledge,
4Physics himself at home, and sends his kids to college.
Publication Start Year: 
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
RPO 2001