[Bards] Poetic Exercise #4
megrimulf at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 25 08:55:14 PDT 2003
Oh, bitter was the ruddy fluid
Our guest assailed we sots with.
But we still quaffed it, I and these
Good fellows I drank shots with.
Ere long it seemed as if our eyes
Were made just to see spots with;
And my poor tongue felt like a thing
That's made just to scrub pots with.
Alright, it's not perfect form, what with the extra
unstressed syllable at the end of each even-numbered
line. But... but... I should get extra points since
it's a true story. Yeah, that's it...
"We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done."
--Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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