Constructive gadfly
Published on August 4, 2008 By stevendedalus In Poetry


Examining papers, our passim pedagogue

Was asked to give a monologue

Concerning matters bright

In hope he would forget our indited trite.

Rejecting our Machiavellian plea

He decried “Utterance no more from ye —

My soul’s disjoined

From compost — uh, compositions — coined

By minds afraid to pen

A decent line in English Ten.”

Alas, force to let him be,

We returned to mythology

With throbs in our ears the cadence of



Copyright © 2008 Richard R. Kennedy All rights reserved. Revised: Aug 4,  2008.

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