"Dear Mr. Wayne:
Did you quite forget
You promised to come to tea some day?
I know you're busy and great, but yet
The great are the ones to do as they say.
Kings and emperors never may
Make their devoted subjects wait.
Everyone suffers too much if they
Forget an acquaintance, or break a date.
This is the price of being great. . .
Not too severe, I assume you say,
You will always find me rather late.
Very sincerely yours, L. K."