Ten by twelve And a low roof If I stand by the side-wall My head gets the reproof. Five holy pictures Hang on the walls: The Virgin and Child St Patrick our own St Anthony of Padua Pope Leo XIII and the Little Flower. My bed in the centre is many things to me: A dining table A writing desk and a slumber palace. My room is a musty attic But its little window Lets in the stars.
§ The line following line 15 is crossed out: ‘a couch’