A love in verse

Classic

2007-05-23
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I’m a classicist of the old school

I’m into rhyming, iambs, dactyls

Go blank sometimes, but essentially cool

In the classical manner even if it kills


And the ancient themes of love and that

And growing old and missing old places – 

And having a Muse? – I’m where it’s at!

I got the best – the finest of faces


Like Cleopatra or Helen of Troy

Only better! – sorry yours ain’t classic

My Muse sure makes me a lucky boy

It’s not for me money – she knows I’m brassic

Take away the T and she’s fantasic!

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