"On Papa's Leaving Home"

poem IIIIV
on papas leaveeing home

Papas leaving home was a moment[of sorrow
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 because he was not to comeback to‐morrow
 but we thought that the w
o
h
olewas a travel and now

 he might come back in dayswith the ladies that bow
 The ladies that bow are the
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 pictures andpresents

 and we thought that we mighthave a peep at the peasants
 so we cheered our
 se
sel
ves upwith the hope of the days

 when papa might come backagain show us the ways
 and
d
p
lease him and pleasehim till all was so well

 that from joy to his sorrow
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he never has fell.