I am four monkeys. One hangs from a limb, tail-wise, chattering at the earth; another is cramming his belly with cocoanut; the third is up in the top branches, quizzing the sky, and the fourth— he's chasing another monkey. How many monkeys are you?
This poem is in the public domain.
Alfred Kreymborg was born on December 10, 1883, in New York City.
Date Published: 1916-01-01
Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/tree