Goethe

 

 

 

A Red-Faced Old Colonel From Cheam

Written by: Harry Dalmeny

 

 

A red-faced old colonel from Cheam

Was heard at his partner to scream

Trump my Ace if you must,

Bid six with a bust,

But NEVER lead low from Ace-Queen.

 

 

 

Note: this poem has been varied many times and carries many titles.