Little Willie, full of laughter,
Strung up Papa from a rafter.
Mama said, “You little dope!
Don’t you know you’ll stretch the rope?”
Published in the Nevada State Journal October 3, 1931
William Tell, the second one,
Missed the apple, shot his son.
“Bring the twins!” he cried, repeating,
“Art is long, but life is fleeting.”
— Henry E. Wilkes
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.