This Little Bag

This little bag I hope will prove
To be not vainly made--
For, if you should a needle want
It will afford you aid.
And as we are about to part
T'will serve another end,
For when you look upon the Bag
You'll recollect your friend

by Jane Austen

Comments (9)

Beautiful poem.......small but beautiful...
Yes - You'll recollect your friend wonderfully penned
Lovely poem showing the value and important of a gift is in this materialistic world.
Lovely poem. It shows how a small gift can bolster a relationship with a friend in the times to come. Thanks. I am tempted to translate it.
The little bag, a wonderful memento symbolizing the memory of friend as well as it's utility to keep a needle. Thanks for sharing.10 points.
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