Soon they will sup from a beautiful dish,
Modeled in clay, on tortillas and fish.
Then, when the stars are all lighted, perchance
Off they will run to the plaza to dance.
Songs in their hearts and sweet bells on their clothes;
Gay little Mexicans, give me a rose!
Kids of Many Colors.
By Grace Duffie Boylan and Ike Morgan.
Hurst and Company Publishers: New York. 1901.