Behold, the Illustrious Lady

The buxom beauty steps upon the scene Applause erupts like frightened doves in plume Beside her clings a mouse in gabardine Who now becomes the envy of the room O’er table-tops their twinkling fingers glide As eager social climbers salivate And though their desp’rate reaching is denied They may yet gain some chance to elevateContinue reading “Behold, the Illustrious Lady”