Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Which World Would You Prefer, Ethical or Romantic?

In stale blank verse a subject stale
I send per post my Nightingale;
And like an honest bard, dear Wordsworth,
You'll tell me what you think, my Bird's worth.
My own opinion's briefly this--
His bill he opens not amiss;
And when he has sung a stave or so,
His breast, & some small space below,
So throbs & swells, that you might swear
No vulgar music's working there.
So far, so good; but then, 'od rot him!
There's something falls off at his bottom.
Yet, sure, no wonder it should breed,
That my Bird's Tail's a tail indeed
And makes it's own inglorious harmony
├ćolio crepit├╗, non carmine.
- Samuel Coleridge

4 comments:

  1. He's right...the truth would make it easier to move on. But it's definitely easier on the caller to be "romantic".

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  2. Should we talk about puppy poop now? :)

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  3. i choose to focus upon other puppy qualities. like their breath. ;)

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  4. Who are you and what have you done with FJ? ;-)

    I love puppy breath, too.

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