The Unruly - Poem by B E A L F A N

Along came my strange friend Yohanness
Experimenting with water, clocks and brass
He writes in verse, talked diverse
He thought he was god - and his girl a goddess
He argued there were four elements in all
That plants had sex, the Earth was like a ball
That Change took place by love and strife
And historic circles ran through life
When called upon to prove his deity
He sneered at all the waiting laity
Great John, The ardent soul
Leapt into Sawa*, and was roasted whole.

* a notorious military camp

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  • (7/9/2005 1:05:00 PM)

    Original and has got a nice lilt to it (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, July 9, 2005

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