They do come

๐Ÿƒ And, when they do come
From neath an earthy mound
They do come
From oโ€™er meadows deep
When they do come
There be no sound
They come
To forage, and to feed
๐Ÿƒ If you shall,
Be kind enough, to leave
A share, it shall be known
Of butter, cheese or milk
Left outside, upon the ground
And when they do come
At night, just mind, It shall be found
๐ŸƒAnd, the passers by
Who pass by
Shall bless you
In return
And leave you
Well alone

Poem written by Athey Thompson
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Art by Arthur Rackham
Arthur Rackham was asked which William Shakespeare plays would he like to illustrate. Of course, Arthurโ€™s first choice was A Midsummers Nightโ€™s dream.
Illustration from A Midsummers Nightโ€™s Dream.

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