Life’s Paradoxes [poem by P. Luftig]

[Editor: This poem by P. Luftig (Peter Airey) was published in The Bulletin Reciter, 1901.] Life’s Paradoxes. Strange ! the man who works the hardest never makes a pile of pelf, And the flirt who flirts most madly sometimes falls in love herself ; Strange ! the bogus banks have buildings in the very finest […]

Where Are My Dollars Gone? [poem by P. Luftig]

[Editor: This poem by P. Luftig (Peter Airey) was published in The Bulletin Reciter, 1901.] Where Are My Dollars Gone? Where is my cash ? With this eternal query I ’m pestered all my moments, grave and gay ; It haunts me in the midnight dark and dreary, It dogs me at the dawn and […]

The Woman of the Future [poem by P. Luftig]

[Editor: This poem by P. Luftig (Peter Airey) was published in The Bulletin Reciter, 1901.] The Woman of the Future. O ! The Woman of the Future ! Sound the trumpets — beat the drums ! She has donned the coat and breeches, and in triumph on she comes ; She has fixed her vengeful […]