Rhyme

Shun-day's child sulks in a corner.
Mud-day's child is a mocker and scorner.
Bruise-day's child dishes it out.
Wince-day's child has a bloody snout.
Curse-day's child is coarse and glib.
Spy-day's child knows what you did.
The child that drops on Sadder-day
is the cherished babe of loss and decay.

-- Carl Bettis


Image info: Is, copyright 2020 by Carl Bettis, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Based on a source image by N. Roth, illustration for The Strange Little Girl by V. M., 1911.