[Bards] Poetic Exercise #2

Meggan Cividanes harperaria at yahoo.com
Tue Sep 9 05:19:01 PDT 2003

The board, bending to burst; 
breads, brisket, bushels of berries. 
Bards brim with beguiling ballads, 
blue bloods beg bardic brilliance;
boys bustle, bringing beer.

24 words, 20 Bs 


--- Ulf Gunnarsson <ulfie at cox.net> wrote:
> If you are annoyed by these, let me know.  I just thought it would be
> nice to do a once-a-week thinking thing here, sort of a bardic
> calisthenics. Take a day or two to reply, if you want.
> Exercise #2: With poetic flair, describe the sights, smells, and/or
> sounds of a feast hall in full swing. BUT... use as many letter 'B's
> as
> you can, especially at the start of stressed words or syllables. 
> Let's
> leave the limit at 25 words here, just to give everyone some room for
> originality.
> Ulf Gunnarsson
> (No beer-bellied barons, mind you...)

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