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Posted by Burke Morton On April - 23 - 2010

Canst there be any greater honor than to don the vestiture of that noble poet, a chronicler of sooth, purveyor of wicked humor, and parabolist of tragedy, on this, the day of his birth? Aye, even better 't would it be to write him right.

So here goes.

At the Sign of The Prancing Pony

Come, come good shepherd of the vine, and drink
Of fruit thou grew to know through sun and moon.
Cast off thy livery upon the brink,
Earth's dear bequest shalt bear our merry tune!
Ah, yon's the lass once mine, ne'er was I so bless'd,
Her thriftless beauty maketh me to nip.
Next bot'le I drain, forsaking my dear guest,
Doleful, obsessed, the host is now a dip!
Oh, now must face the furrow of thy teeth
Or quail beneath the gnashing of thy brow
I'm fey!--nay stow thy bayo in its sheath,
Instead, the young, fair wench's not worth the row:
My lot tis this inexorable funk--
It happens ever only I'm when drunk!

A Righteous Good Entertainment

And because I can't get enough of baseball, Shakespeare performed well, and Abbot and Costello, this is marvelous fun that has ABSOLUTELY NOTHING to do with wine.

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2 Responses

  1. Cork & Foil Said,

    Classic, you should do it in the style of Rabbie Burns next! Loving the lego Shakespeare head too!

    Posted on April 25th, 2010 at 5:46 am

  2. Burke Morton Said,

    Thanks–I’m glad you liked it. Doing the style of Burns is a cool idea, though I’m not sure I can do Lowland Scots…

    Posted on April 26th, 2010 at 7:11 pm

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