|A Tribute to Richard Armour's Light Verse Genius
Author: pronker PM
Starting with Homer's The Odyssey and meandering through Bulwer-Lytton's Paul Clifford and screeching to a halt at Margaret Mitchell's Gone With The Wind, this is both a practice and a tribute to Richard Armour, a childhood writer-hero. Three shorties.Rated: Fiction K - English - Humor - Words: 145 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 02-26-08 - Status: Complete - id: 4097348
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Sing to me, O Muse
So I can find you in the dark,
and change this burned-out fuse.
It was a dark and stormy night
and my power did take flight;
I was glad friends had given me a candle
for my birthday. A gourmand'll
tell you to open a can
for dinner, a gourmand
will eat from it with a spoon.
A gourmet will swoon
Gone With The Windchimes
Scarlett O'Hara was not beautiful, but men seldom realized it when caught by her charm as the Tarleton twins were. She stuck her hands in her demure spring-time weight muff, fondling the bone-and-feather-and-blood construction hidden therein. She really must thank Mammy for making it for her.