Poetry of Kansas
 

Rosa And Mary.

Rosa Bonheur was an artist___
    Artist worthy of the name;
Painted in their grace and beauty
    Animals both wild and tame.
 
Mary Walker was a doctor,
    Egotistic, very swell;
Office full of vile concoctions,
    Chief of which was calomel.
 
Rosa, in man's handy clothing,
    Showed no pertness, not a speck;
Mary had another object___
    Make the people rubberneck.
__J. M. Cavaness.

Jayhawker Juleps
J. M. Cavaness
(Chanute: Tribune Pub. Co. 1913)
Page 49

 
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