Tag: Don Marquis


The lesson of the Moth

Donald Robert Perry Marquis (1878-1937) The following poem is one of the best works by Don Marquis – and my best piece. It is in this humourous book – Archy & Mehitabel – that he created Archy (the cockroach) & Mehitabel (the cat). Archy is my favorite! Archy was a cockroach that had reincarnated from …