Anna Karenina It’s a story of a woman called Anna Karenina Who was married to a man of distinguished stamina For intellectual things, like books rather music So that by and by, Anna lost all hope of frolic And fun in her life, and her heart did yearn For the pleasure of romance, until she could earn The affection of another man called Vronsky- With the sweetest disposition under Anna’s sky! For Anna, this meant a fresh beginning Of life, that would all the little joys to her bring That she missed too much in her limited world With Karenin, her husband, who had but Anna loved! Well, she selfishly abandons her husband, at climax- But thereafter, her mind could never more relax! When all happiness betrays her, making her most insecure She ends her life abruptly for her guilt to cure. And this much do we learn from Anna’s tragic end That true love above every selfish motive transcends!