Joyce Hemsley

Rookie (22.9.28 / Portsmouth England)

Slight Deviation - Poem by Joyce Hemsley

Aware of a limit to her literary genius
Grammatical errors made some poets cough,
Over her leather-bound book she would ponder
Memorizing the Bard's 'Love Labour's Lost'.

'A Comedy of Errors' by William Shakespeare
Lifted her interest to a much higher level...
But on reading 'Othello' and 'Timon of Athens'
She thought she was fighting the devil.

She transferred to a more modern location
So anxious was she for slight deviation,
And although feeling pangs of guilt and regret
Her heart seemed set on works of Lord Tennyson.


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Poem Submitted: Sunday, September 7, 2008



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