Punctuality poem by Lewis Carroll



Lewis Carroll - Punctuality

Poem Punctuality by lewis carroll. You can see more Lewis Carroll poems and quotes. Also enjoy funny, love, friendship, family poems. You can see more famous poems by this author : The Aged Aged Man, My Fairy, Speak Roughly To Your Little Boy, Poeta Fit, Non Nascitur, Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Bat!, . Poems by Lewis Carroll

Punctuality by Lewis Carroll


Man Naturally loves delay,
And to procrastinate;
Business put off from day to day
Is always done to late.

Let ever hour be in its place
Firm fixed, nor loosely shift,
And well enjoy the vacant space,
As though a birthday gift.

And when the hour arrives, be there,
Where’er that “there” may be;
Uncleanly hands or ruffled hair
Let no one ever see.

If dinner at “half-past” be placed,
At “half-past” then be dressed.
If at a “quarter-past” make haste
To be down with the rest

Better to be before you time,
Than e’re to be behind;
To open the door while strikes the chime,
That shows a punctual mind.

Moral:

Let punctuality and care
Seize every flitting hour,
So shalt thou cull a floweret fair,
E’en from a fading flower


Lewis Carroll


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