Ralph O'Grantson

Rookie - 9 Points (27th march / Ghana)

Hurrying Off In A Hurry - Poem by Ralph O'Grantson

Hurrying off in a hurry
The damsel left the cottage
Nelly had gobbled up nearly
The bread and sizzling porridge
Barely had he filled his belly
She flew in like a partridge
Sorry forgive me I'm sorry
Tears flowing like a sewage
Marry you? No I can't marry
A peasant who only sells cabbage
She poisoned the dame and confessed in shame
Hurrying off in a hurry


Poet's Notes about The Poem

A young lady forced into marriage by her parents, poisons her husband to be and flees the town.
(hurrying off in a hurry)

Comments about Hurrying Off In A Hurry by Ralph O'Grantson

  • (9/19/2012 3:07:00 PM)

    A very nice tale told in poetic form.
    Well done!
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  • Briana Knight (7/9/2012 5:51:00 PM)

    I love how you made a complete story in all but a paragraph. *giggles* I long to create something to solid yet short. Bravo unto thee! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • Valerie Dohren (7/6/2012 6:34:00 AM)

    Great story expressed through great poetry - very good write. (Report)Reply

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  • Urshula Davis (7/6/2012 12:31:00 AM)

    This is another masterpiece! ! I'm so entertained by your stories inside of poetry! ! (Report)Reply

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  • Darkangel Flyfree (7/5/2012 11:45:00 PM)

    Awe that is so sad! I love it Ralph! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • Kaila George (7/5/2012 11:17:00 PM)

    I love it Ralph its a really good write..smiles mind if I ask you to check out my poem The Swan Song...its a poets version of The ugly little duckling. Tell me what you think. Quite sad and so, how do you say it...snobbish I think of the women in a hurry...to look down at the poor peasant that sells cabbage. (Report)Reply

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  • (7/5/2012 10:17:00 PM)

    oh..its really sad..
    very well expressed Ralph! !
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  • Claudia Krizay (7/5/2012 10:14:00 PM)

    Excellent poem- I really enjoyed this- thank you for sharing it with me-
    CAK
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  • Claudia Krizay (7/5/2012 10:00:00 PM)

    Very powerful and suspenseful- I enjoyed reading this very much- thanks for your invitation to read it-
    Claudia Krizay
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  • Kasia Fedyk (7/5/2012 9:52:00 PM)

    Omg this is so great Ralph I love it! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 5, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, July 6, 2012


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