John Bannister Tabb

(1845-1909 / the United States)

A Brief Pedigree - Poem by John Bannister Tabb

My mother was a Mare;
My father was, alas,
(It pains me to declare),
A veritable Ass.
With rare exceptions, as a rule,
There're no descendants from a Mule-
The simple reason why, no doubt,
Some other families die out.


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 1, 2010



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