Looking Forward

Original Text: 
Robert Louis Stevenson, "A Child's Garden of Verses XII," Ballads and Other Poems of Robert Louis Stevenson: A Child's Garden of Verses; Underwoods; Ballads (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900): 13. end/S749/A155/190- Fisher Rare Book Library
1When I am grown to man's estate
2I shall be very proud and great,
3And tell the other girls and boys
4Not to meddle with my toys.
Publication Start Year: 
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
RPO 1996-2000.