I've Got a Motto

DESCRIPTION: "I've got a motto always merry and bright; Look around you and you will find Every cloud is silver-lined, The sun shines bright.... I've often said to myself, I've said, 'Cheer up, Coffee, you'll soon be dead.' It's a short life but a day one."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1946 (Peters)
KEYWORDS: nonballad
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peters, p. 284, "I've Got a Motto" (1 short text)
Roud #10933
File: Pet284

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