William King

Rookie (2/18/93 / Folsom, CA)

William King Poems

1. Shadows Fire 4/1/2007
2. Message From Hell 4/9/2007
3. My Secret 4/16/2007
4. Lament 6/17/2007
5. After 1/28/2008
6. Falling 1/28/2008
7. Finished 5/1/2008
8. Untitled 10/1/2009
9. Fog 10/1/2009
10. Imitation Of Horace 9/24/2010
11. Terror 1/28/2008
12. Worth 4/9/2007
13. The Art Of Cookery 9/24/2010
Best Poem of William King

The Art Of Cookery

In Imitation of HORACE's Art of Poetry

To Dr. Lister


Ingenious L-- were a Picture drawn
With Cynthia's Face, but with a Neck like Brawn;
With Wings of Turkey, and with Feet of Calf,
Tho' drawn by Kneller, it would make you laugh!
Such is (good Sir) the Figure of a Feast,
By some rich Farmer's Wife and Sister drest.
Which, were it not for Plenty and for Steam,
Might be resembled to a sick Man's Dream,
Where all Ideas hudling run so fast,
That Syllibubs come first, and Soups the last.
Not but that Cooks and Poets still were free,
To use their ...

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