___I don't like diamonds;
the emerald's "grass-lamp glow" is better;
_____and unobtrusiveness is dazzling,
_____Some kinds of gratitude are trying.
___Poets, don't make a fuss;
the elephant's "crooked trumpet" "doth write";
_____and to a tiger-book I am reading -
_______I think you know the one -
_____I am under obligation.
_______One may be pardoned, yes I know
_______one may, for love undying.
Moore's footnote: Tiger-book: Major James Corbett's Man-Eaters of Kumaon