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A Child

Arthur Henry Adams 1872 (Lawrence) – 1936 (Sydney, New South Wales)



Little wisp of wonderment,
All the world your doll!
Hugging it in huge content,
Little wisp of wonderment;
Life has only laughter sent—
Everything is droll:
Little wisp of wonderment,
All the world your doll.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 8

Arthur Henry Adams

Arthur Henry Adams was a journalist and author. He started his career in New Zealand, though he spent most of it in Australia, and for a short time lived in China and London.  more…

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