Georgios Venetopoulos

Gold Star - 5,375 Points (Athens, Greece)

- Elegant Giraffes - Poem by Georgios Venetopoulos

He wondered if his verse was made for mules
and chickens that craw-craw their jazzy tales;
composing dull sonnets was chased by bulls,
by elegant giraffes and racing snails.

Amid the donkeys, in his country cot,
while gulping spirits the pig-farmer writes;
his scrawl becomes a cultivated naught
and straight he quaffs one more for his insights.

The detrimental muse of his confused
absconding inspiration, though, evades
his verses that were alcohol-abused
and drinking up the Absinth liquor, fades.

Inspiring advent of a healthy burp
made pigs and chickens to comment 'superb'!

Topic(s) of this poem: iambic pentameter, sonnet, verse

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© 06-27-2013, G. V., All Rights Reserved

Comments about - Elegant Giraffes by Georgios Venetopoulos

  • Gajanan Mishra (6/27/2013 9:33:00 AM)

    Inspiring poem, thanks.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment.
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 27, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 13, 2015

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