A new collaborative poem. This time a bit of Vogon poetry (beware) to be linked to dVerse Open Link
A poem in Ottava rima was our brief,
But in brief; it won’t happen, all right?
I planned a mock heroic epic, of a thief,
Instead, he stole my sleep last night.
Writing verse of a particular sort,
Requires time and wit, which both I lack.
My midnight thoughts have come to nought,
I’ve let the team down; I’m just a hack.
A mock heroic epic tale of crime
Does sound the sort of thing that could be fun,
But, in the end, it’s just a silly rhyme;
If, in the end (and during) you had none,
For G-d’s sake then it’s just a waste of time.
Were it our undoing, best it’s not done.
If it’s not fun, well then it’s unpaid work
And what fool would do that? I’d rather shirk.
And here was I, this poetry novice
Thinking Ottava Rima a Microsoft font.
But to write the…
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