Woman with Fan, a poem by Robert A. Sieczkiewicz

Watson John Dawson-woman-with-a-fan 1871

 John Watson Dawson, Woman with Fan (1871)


Woman with Fan, Robert A. Sieczkiewicz

Diligently studied the manual,
Using obtained skills I think to be good.
Results being a disappointing null,
At this point I qualify for sainthood.

Carrying it open in the left hand,
Signal for any eligible man,
The holder is without a wedding band,
Lonely heart for the taking if you can.

Next to a man of your choice let it drop
Sure to stoop and return with smile to you.
No heart gained with this foolish prop,
Shall find better way to a heart so true.

In the first trash can was its proper place,
As I turned my heart was filled with his grace.





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Husband, Father, Grandfather, Lover of all beautiful things. I love to read and write poetry. My favorite hangouts are libraries and museums and yet I love being outdoors. I am a dreamer of things that could be.

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