Thomas Bailey Aldrich



A Poor Dwarf's Figure ...

by Thomas Bailey Aldrich

A poor dwarf's figure, looming through the dense
Mists of a mountain, seemed a shape immense,
On seeing which, a giant, in dismay,
Took to his heels and ran away.


Flower And Thorn: Later Poems
Copyright 1876
James R. Osgood And Company, Boston