Saturday, January 31, 2009

Verse And Worse

Random Wit, Errant Rhyme. Not A Literary Crime

His heartbeat was erratic
His walking stick was stout
Sir Wilberforce MacBattick
He complained about the gout


Robert V. Sobczak said...

Was that from the Canterbury Tales by any chance. The character sketches in it are succinct, and say so much. In any event, it has the style of those sketches in that Tale from so long ago.

ArneA said...

That could be about me and the side effects of transplantation, but the third line should have to be changed

Carolina said...

If Sir Willy would just stay off the booze
And would not live such a lustfull life
It is the gout that he would lose
And coming back would be his wife