Mary, in a fit of blues,
Put the baby up the flues.
Mother said, “Oh, what a bore!”
Now the kitchen fire won’t draw.”
Published in The Westminster Problems Book, 1908.
This book consists of work contributed to the Problems and Prizes page of The Saturday Westminster Gazette from February 1905 till the end of 1907.
Smith, N.G. Royde (comp.), The Westminster Problems Book, London: Methuen, 1908.