Aniruddha Pathak

Freshman - 823 Points (25.05.1941 / Godhra - Gujarat)

Dictator Is No Dictater - Poem by Aniruddha Pathak

All there be is when custom, no rule,
The tail wags, an un-fixed tinkered tool,
Free for all a feigned rule,
And free-spell the sole school,
When spirit of time wills feel free, cool!
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Suffixes (the tail) not long back still mattered, but no longer. Noun
formation from a verb with a suffix at the end (whether it should be
an –er or –or) these days hardly matters, and either seems good enough.
So, impostor becomes imposter; protester becomes protestor; most
advisers are now advisors; supervisers, supervisors; yet sailors, sailers;
and jailers, jailors. Even the difference between dictator and dictater has
vanished. Little can be done if custom has no system; no rule reigns.
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- Happenings (Ways of words) | 02.05.14 |

Form: Limerick

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, March 15, 2015

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