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shimon weinroth


Observations on Eloquence


precise speakers
don't coin metaphors
sloppy seakers,
for want of exact similies
create a new phrase

sometimes more colorful
originated for want of language
or poverty,
the test of a new phrase or metaphor
is time

if adopted or repeated
alas eloquence is the lilt
and cadence sonorus
baritone or tenor

Submitted: Saturday, September 22, 2007
Edited: Monday, April 11, 2011
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