- Year Published: 1913
- Language: English
- Country of Origin: England
- Source: Stevenson, R.L. (1913). A Child’s Garden of Verses. Simon & Schuster Children’s.
- Flesch–Kincaid Level: 3.2
- Word Count: 102
Stevenson, R. (1913). The Cow. A Child's Garden of Verses: Selected Poems (Lit2Go Edition). Retrieved February 28, 2015, from
Stevenson, Robert Louis. "The Cow." A Child's Garden of Verses: Selected Poems. Lit2Go Edition. 1913. Web. <>. February 28, 2015.
Robert Louis Stevenson, "The Cow," A Child's Garden of Verses: Selected Poems, Lit2Go Edition, (1913), accessed February 28, 2015,.
The friendly cow all red and white,
I love with all my heart:
She gives me cream with all her might,
To eat with apple-tart.
She wanders lowing here and there,
And yet she cannot stray,
All in the pleasant open air,
The pleasant light of day;
And blown by all the winds that pass
And wet with all the showers,
She walks among the meadow grass
And eats the meadow flowers.