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Poem by Jonathan Swift


A Riddle


I'm wealthy and poor,
I'm empty and full,
I'm humble and proud,
I'm witty and dull.
I'm foul and yet fair:
I'm old, and yet young;
I lie with Moll Kerr,
And toast Mrs. Long. 



Jonathan Swift


Jonathan Swift's other poems:
  1. At Holyhead
  2. Verses on Blenheim
  3. Robin and Harry
  4. Phillis, or, The Progress of Love
  5. Sid HametТs Rod


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • William Cowper A Riddle ("I am just two and two, I am warm, I am cold")
  • Thomas Parnell A Riddle ("Upon a Bed of humble clay")

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