David McLansky

Veteran Poet - 1,602 Points (5/24/1944 / New York City)

If I Was French - Poem by David McLansky

If I was French
This would be
The day that Louis
Tried to flee
The mob that ruled
The Tulleries
With his hounded
On his way to
But unlike Louis
And his might have beens
(He was captured
At Varennes) ,
My escape was not foiled
By a coin
In my billfold;
Yes, I escaped
The guillotine,
My overthrow
By that mad Queen;
Once more I’m King
In my own bed,
And with my Roselyn
Safely wed.

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  • (6/25/2013 4:49:00 AM)

    Aw, a real rich humor David, a great rhyme. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, June 25, 2013

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