There Once Was A Poet Of Ireland, A Bore An' A Pest... - Poem by Michael Shepherd
If a dactyl’s reversed, it’s then called by the name ‘anapest’,
Used by Browning and Swinburne for horses and wolves in their haste;
Though Matt Arnold of Rugby found sadness could be to its taste,
It’s the writers of limericks use it – alas – to excess...
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