John Bannister Tabb

(1845-1909 / the United States)

An Explanation - Poem by John Bannister Tabb

To the young lady Toad said her mother,
'How had you the boldness, my dear,
To propose to Miss Polliwog's brother?'
'Why, mamma,' she replied, ''tis leap year!'

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 1, 2010

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