David Floren

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  • Aaron Eliad (2/8/2008 11:11:00 PM)

    I've read most of your poems, and I think they're pretty damn clever. Keep writing them.

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Mark Twain Is Plumb Wrong

[N.B. This poem is a reaction to Mark Twain's notion that '[w]ar talk by men who have been in a war is always interesting; whereas moon talk by a poet who has not been in the moon is likely to be dull.' (source: Bartlett’s Book of Quotations, p.623 §16) .]

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He might not wear his hat, but soon,
Very soon,
Mark Twain will survey your town,
Plumb your head and call you 'Clown.'

He'll bark 'Who're you to muse on the moon? ',
Chew his wet cigar and choose to frown.

He'll choose to frown for sure.
Half his ...

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