[Bards] Poetic Exercise #2

Gerald Norris jerryn at houston.rr.com
Tue Sep 9 05:35:56 PDT 2003

Beautiful Banquet,
 bounty untold.
Beef on the brazier,
 beer nice and cold.
Baked bread aromas,
 breezes do tarry.
Benevolent servers,
 big platters do carry.
(24 words, 11 'B's)

And I'm enjoying these immensly, Ulf.  Thanks for the effort.


-----Original Message-----
> From: bards-bounces at ansteorra.org [mailto:bards-bounces at ansteorra.org]On
> Behalf Of Ulf Gunnarsson
> Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 2003 12:37 AM
> To: Ansteorran Bardic list
> Subject: [Bards] Poetic Exercise #2
> 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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