Arthur O’Shaughnessy, whose Ode includes
the lines “We are the music makers, / And we are the
dreamers of dreams”, as well as the famous phrase “we are
the movers and shakers”, was also a well-known
herpetologist who described six new species.
maker of music and
dreamer of dreams,
creatures that slither in
forests and streams.
If you have any thoughts on this poem, Alex Steelsmithwould be pleased to hear them.