Jenny Kissed Me by Leigh Hunt

Jenny kissed me when we met,
Jumping from the chair she sat in;
Time, you thief, who love to get
Sweets into your list, put that in.
Say I’m weary, say I’m sad,
Say that health and wealth have missed me;
Say I’m growing old, but add
Jenny kissed me.

 

 John 1:1
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

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English poet and essayist James Henry Leigh Hunt was born on October 19, 1784.  “Jenny Kissed Me” was first published in The Monthly Chronicle in November 1838.