Thomas Vaughan Jones
A Chapter Of Accidents
I was looking in the gutter when I saw this little note,
So I picked it up and read it, and somebody had wrote;
'You'll never get to Heaven if you keep on looking down.'
So I straightened up my shoulders; then I gave a little frown.
For as I raised my head up to look into the sky,
A dirty little birdie dropped a hot-shot in my eye.
It stung; more than a little, but I struggled with my hurt
and I bravely kept on walking; then I stood in doggy dirt.
I slipped, and then I skidded, and