John Streeter Manifold (21 April 1915 – 19 April 1985 / Melbourne)
''She ran down the stairJohn Streeter Manifold (b. 1915), British poet. Fife Tune (l. 9-12). . . Norton Book of Light Verse, The. Russell Baker, ed. (1986) W. W. Norton & Company.
A twelve-year-old darling
And laughing and calling
She tossed her bright hair;''
''Odysseus saw the sirens; they were charming,John Streeter Manifold (b. 1915), British poet. The Sirens (l. 9-10). . . Sonnet, The; an Anthology. Robert M. Bender and Charles L. Squier, eds. (1987) Washington Square Press/Pocket Books.
Blonde, with snub breasts and little neat posteriors,''
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