Anthony Weir

Rookie (13th September 1941)

Anti-Poem - Poem by Anthony Weir

Obviously, song came before speech
and moans came before song.
Whales sing refrains and antiphons,
compose sonatas.

Darwin thought that certain fish designed their own eyes;
researchers report that the planet's remaining fish not only
like but can also recognise
the less-commercial human music.

[Perhaps a line here ending with 'status'...]
[Perhaps a line here ending with 'God'...]
I both fear and pity people who think they are better than cod


Comments about Anti-Poem by Anthony Weir

  • (5/9/2006 10:51:00 PM)


    The whole thing is great. All witt and smarts. Something about fish these days...they get under your skin. (Report) Reply

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  • (4/25/2006 4:47:00 PM)


    'I both fear and pity people who think they are better than cod'
    For some reason this line just sounds hilarious to me! Great line.
    Seán
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 25, 2006



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