||A Mixed Marriage
||Humerous/ Funny Poems
||John Bannister Tabb
|John Bannister Tabb (1845-1909)was an accomplished poet and educater, born near Richmond, Virginia.
|Said Tom to Pussie, "Out of nine,
Eight lives I'd give to make you mine."
"Alas," said Pussie with a tear,
"I'd not so long outlive you, dear!"
Whereat, with plighting paw and purr,
Nine lives to nine united were.