John Bannister Tabb

(1845-1909 / the United States)

Maid Of Algeria - Poem by John Bannister Tabb

There was an old maid of Algeria
Whose lungs were but cells of bacteria;
So she cut them both out,
Exclaiming, no doubt,
'It will be said that I died of Hysteria.'

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 1, 2010

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