Ima Ryma


Chicago - The World's Fair's End - Poem by Ima Ryma

1893 was the year.
October 28th the night.
The Chicago World's Fair was near
Ending as a great success bright.
Mayor Carter Harrison prepared
A closing speech, wise and witty.
Thanks to the speeches he had aired,
Chicago dubbed the Windy City.
No more would the Mayor speechify.
A deranged assassin did shoot
Three bullets, and the Mayor did die.
The World's Fair's grand ending went mute.

This World's Fair closed on a sad note.
The long speech unheard the Mayor wrote.

Topic(s) of this poem: history


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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (11/12/2015 4:41:00 AM)


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 12, 2015



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