Explore Poems GO!

Roy Butler

Rating: 2.5

If the learned Supreme Court of Illinois
Got at the secret of every case
As well as it does a case of rape
It would be the greatest court in the world.
A jury, of neighbors mostly, with "Butch" Weldy
As foreman, found me guilty in ten minutes
And two ballots on a case like this:
Richard Bandle and I had trouble over a fence,
And my wife and Mrs. Bandle quarreled
As to whether Ipava was a finer town than Table Grove.

I awoke one morning with the love of God
Read More

READ THIS POEM IN OTHER LANGUAGES
COMMENTS OF THE POEM