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
Family
On his way to
Montmardy;
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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