Other Little Mothers by Carolyn Wells

The Little Mothers of the rich
Are really works of art,
They are dressed up to such a pitch
In frocks so fine and smart.

They do not have to take the charge
Of baby boys or girls;
No, they have dolls exceeding large
With silky, flaxen curls.

Ah, Mothers in Society,
Accept this reasoning sound;
Dolls far less troublesome would be
Than children bothering round.

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