Dennis N. O'Brien

Rookie (1952 / Brisbane, Australia)

Dennis N. O'Brien Poems

1. Star Burst 10/24/2012
2. Autumn In The South 10/27/2012
3. The Dig Tree 10/31/2012
4. Fanatics 11/7/2012
5. Prometheus 4/1/2013
6. Infinetry 10/26/2012
7. Fame And Infamy 10/26/2012
8. Propaganda Poets 10/27/2012
9. Sunset In Winter 10/26/2012
10. The Jesus Bird 10/26/2012
11. Perspective 10/26/2012
12. The Twelve Apostrophes 10/28/2012

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The Twelve Apostrophes

There once were twelve apostrophes
Who'd served their English writers well,
But soon despite concerted pleas,
Their use had all but gone to hell.

The first to go was poor old you're,
Became just your, then out the door,
And closely followed by old it's,
Whose usefulness had had the fritz.

So it's was its, then we'd was wed,
And pretty soon poor that's was dead.
The next to go was faithful where's,
He's dead and buried - no one cares.

And number six was we're to were,
And that's to thats - another pair.
Then the apostrophe of who's, ...

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