Donut/Optimist Creed (April 15, 1904)

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Wed Dec 29 03:06:57 UTC 2004

The good news is that I found the poem in the New York Sun. The bad news is
that it has no author. I looked through a McLandburgh Wilson volume of poetry
from 1917 (the only book of his in the NYPL) and the poem is not there.
15 April 1904, New York Sun, pg. 6, col. 5:

_Their Points of View._
'Twixt optimist and pessimist\
The difference is droll;
The optimist the doughnut sees--
The pessimist the hol

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