The Annotated Archy and Mehitabel by Don Marquis Download (read online) free eBook

The Annotated Archy and Mehitabel

Generations of readers have delighted in the work of the great American humorist Don Marquis, who was frequently compared to Mark Twain. These free-verse poems, which first appeared in Marquis’s New York newspaper columns, revolve around the escapades of Archy, the philosophical cockroach who was once a poet, and Mehitabel, a streetwise alley cat who was once Cleopatra. Re
Alexis Hall

Dear me, vers libre poet reincarnated into the body of a cockroach headbutting his poems out on Don Marquis’s keyboard.

What’s not to love?

Whimsical, poignant, wise, charming as hell.

Though I’m a Mehitabel boy myself.

Toujours gai, toujours gai.


Oct 19, 2016

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newspapers are dying because they don’t let columnists roleplay as bugs