Death of A Wombat

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

General Description

Date: 1869 November 6
Rhyme: abab
Meter: iambic tetrameter
Genre: epigram

Scholarly Commentary


The only text of this poem is written on the drawing which it doubles. As Virginia Surtees noted in her commentary on the drawing, the epigram is a parody of four lines in Thomas Moore's long romantic poem Lalla Rookh.

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