Sunday, March 22, 2009

One Single Impression: Equals

Two. e q u a l s .a pair

Two pretty young maidens
With too much ale
Only one will prevail

Evenly divided
Quarrels aloof
Under the lights they're cool
All about turf
Into the ring they go
Showing their stuff

At the bell they do charge

Pray for souls please Mama
All is unfair
It stinks to high Heaven
Rigged this affaire

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Tag: One Single Impression Equals is this week' prompt
Brought by Kitehorse of the kitehorse blog
Tag: Jim's OSI

Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do. Edgar Dégas
The same may go for poetry? (whatever, I enjoy painting with the words!)

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At Saturday, March 21, 2009 11:29:00 PM, Blogger audrey` said...

Yeah! I'm the first one here =)

Great poem, Dr Jim =)

At Sunday, March 22, 2009 12:49:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

This was very humorous-I enjoyed it.

At Sunday, March 22, 2009 2:36:00 AM, Blogger spacedlaw said...

This is fun.

At Sunday, March 22, 2009 3:58:00 AM, Blogger anthonynorth said...

Some great humour here. Loved them.

At Sunday, March 22, 2009 7:00:00 AM, Blogger Barb said...

I don't recall you doing an acrostic poem before, Jim! Well done! :]

At Sunday, March 22, 2009 9:02:00 AM, Blogger Amias (ljm and liquidplastic) said...

Ha! Jim you did it ... you did an acrostic!

I use to love wrestling until I found out most of it was fake. I wondered about the boxing, because my son just love it.

This made me smile .. thank you.

At Sunday, March 22, 2009 12:55:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love your wit!

At Sunday, March 22, 2009 1:01:00 PM, Blogger Beth P. said...

Wow, Jim--
What' the rest of that story??!

Nice poem...
Hope you are well!

At Sunday, March 22, 2009 3:29:00 PM, Blogger Maggie said...


I love your acrostic and the tale of the match made me smile.

At Sunday, March 22, 2009 4:33:00 PM, Blogger qualcosa di bello said...

a fairy tale...but how does this end??? wonderful intrigue, jim!

At Sunday, March 22, 2009 10:42:00 PM, Blogger Tumblewords: said...

What fun! Great acrostic, btw...

At Monday, March 23, 2009 2:58:00 PM, Blogger Quiet Paths said...

This sounds like an exciting evening out! Well done Jim - and very clever; but no mud slinging?

At Monday, March 23, 2009 3:34:00 PM, Blogger Quiet Paths said...

Jim, in answer to your comment just now -- QCIslands: we have read the waters around that area are quite protected; we won’t be venturing out into open ocean -it is much like the Sunset Coast. Beginners apparently can kayak there - we will have a spray skirt on too.

At Monday, March 23, 2009 4:40:00 PM, Blogger SandyCarlson said...

I love what you did here, Jim.

At Monday, March 23, 2009 4:50:00 PM, Blogger sgreerpitt said...

fun, clever, and intriguing!

At Tuesday, March 24, 2009 5:14:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

oh you make it so respectable... excellent form jim!

At Wednesday, March 25, 2009 9:40:00 AM, Blogger Patois42 said...

Two acrostics in a row. Both equally pleasing in diffrent ways. (I read Amias' before coming here.)

At Wednesday, March 25, 2009 12:21:00 PM, Blogger Patti said...

Good work Jim on getting down your interpretation into an acrostic! Your wit is great! You will have to finish the story you started about your daughter in my comments section. Have a good one!

At Wednesday, March 25, 2009 4:02:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a good job!

At Wednesday, March 25, 2009 5:54:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

This was interesting..I too wonder how it ended!
Thanks for stopping by-

At Friday, March 27, 2009 1:35:00 AM, Blogger Felisol said...

Hi, Jim,
I like the poem.
It's so very you-ish.
From Felisol

At Saturday, March 28, 2009 3:02:00 PM, Blogger Susan at Stony River said...

Such a fun poem, and I like a story. I find acrostics difficult but very much liked yours!


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