Mistress Peggy.

Laundry_line

Funny little face.

Never wears a smile;

Two wooden legs,

Couldn't walk a mile.

 

Stupid little head

Only made of wood;

Yet does her duty

As everybody should.

 

Sets her tiny teeth

And won't let go,

Never mind how fiercely

The wind may blow.

 

She's a very useful

Good old friend of mine;

Little Mistress Peggy,

Of the laundry line.

By Charlotte Druitt Cole.

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