Mercury day poetry: Pray tell me, whose dog are you?
In keeping with the anti-serious theme for a bit, here’s one of my all-time favorite poems, by one of my all-time favorite poets: Alexander Pope.
Think of Pope as the Stephen Colbert of the late 1600s to mid 1700s.
Here you go: Enjoy.
Epigram Engraved on the Collar of a Dog Which I Gave to His Royal Highness
I am his Highness’ dog at Kew;
Pray tell me, sir, whose dog are you?