John Bannister Tabb

(1845-1909 / the United States)

Irony - Poem by John Bannister Tabb

'It is one of Nature's wrongs,'
Sneered the Shovel to the Tongs,
'To have led your legs so very far astray.'
'Ah, she made us both in haste,'
Observed the Tongs, 'and from your waist,
She has nicked your neck as far the other way.'
What the Poker as a joker thought,
He didn't dare to say.


Comments about Irony by John Bannister Tabb

There is no comment submitted by members..



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 1, 2010



[Report Error]