Leap Year Poem

By Mother Goose Mother Goose
Thirty days hath September,
April, June and November.
All the rest have thirty-one,
Excepting February alone,
And that has twenty-eight days clear
And twenty-nine in each leap year.

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Poet Mother Goose

Subjects Living, Time & Brevity

Poetic Terms Couplet, Nursery Rhymes

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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