Henry Austin Dobson

(18 January 1840 – 2 September 1921 / Plymouth)

Rose Leaves


I intended an Ode,
And it turned to a Sonnet.
It began à la mode,
I intended an Ode;
But Rose cross'd the road
In her latest new bonnet; I intended an Ode;
And it turned to a Sonnet.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010

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