Poetry of Kansas

Mary And The Bike

Mary had no little bike__
    Like other kids at school
And so she stole the teacher's out,
    Which was against the rule.
The teacher chased, but 'twas in vain,
    For she flew like a fairy
Until the bike shied at a rock
    And pied itself and Mary.

Kansas Zephyrs
Ed. Blair
(Madison, Wis.: American Thresherman. 1901)
Page 143

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