Reiterative poetry it seems proper to say
Has seen little sunlight in present day.
Yet it represents in all regard,
The beginning as English language broached forward.
A chkn na be a byrd
Acord'n folk lvn in flori da
Kep'n and own'n be difernt
If be a tigr or sknk kept
So said the smart talk back in 1916.
For an out-of-work lawyer pickings were lean.
'So round, so firm
So fully packed,
So free and easy....'
(Well maybe not.)
Once came into view
A man of tallents, not a few
For he wrote as others might
That human experiece is a given right