Treasure Island

Shadigo Claws

(1990-2090 / Phoenix)

Judged by the Company One Keeps


One night in late October,
When I was far from sober,
Returning with my load with manly pride,
My feet began to stutter,
So I lay down in the gutter,
And a pig came near and lay down by my side;
A lady passing by was heard to say,
'You can tell a man who boozes,
By the company he chooses, '
And the pig got up and slowly walked away.


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Submitted: Tuesday, March 28, 2006
Edited: Wednesday, December 26, 2007

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  • ***** ********* (6/13/2006 10:46:00 AM)

    I love this but should you be drinking at 16? springs to mind. This poem has completeness and humor. Very funny and it is true, we are judged by the company we keep, which is a shame because I am friendly with most. Tai (Report) Reply

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