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Captain Cur

Rookie - 321 Points (England)

Moated Waters of the River Rhine


Turrets assemble saluting the nomadic Rhine,
castles deeply footed in Goethe’s romanticized age
honor the passing river as the dandelions sway
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  • Rookie - 4 Points Nader Baheri (4/28/2013 12:04:00 PM)

    maybe there is charlatanism enslaving humanity so Prometheus did that to rescue mankind.
    wonderful ending this poem has.~nb (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 2,381 Points Diane Hine (4/27/2013 6:59:00 AM)

    Man's curiosity is a curse and a blessing I guess. Nice philosophical twist here.
    Why are the archers firing at your ship? I hope this intriguing adventure continues, so we find out. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 421 Points Shahzia Batool (4/27/2013 12:52:00 AM)

    This is the poetry which is rich with esoteric allusions, a standard and well-composed piece with a special lexical choice quite sumptuous according to the classical place of the river Rhine, who can forget Faustus' pride:
    (We saw the river Maine fall into Rhine,
    whose banks are set with groves of fruitful vines.) A great homage offered! ! ! (Report) Reply

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