Friday, September 23, 2005

Make rhymes, not war

The art of the nursery rhyme is not yet lost, it seems. In addition to the contemporary kiddie-poem competition I talked about the other day, some of Britain's big-time poets have penned a few barbed ditties themselves. Read about it here. How about this little jump-rope rhyme by Carol Ann Duffy:

George W Bush, Tony Blair,
looked for weapons. None were there.
War on terror. Torn-up weather.
George W Bush, Tony Blair.

Go ahead. Try it yourself. And do share with all of us.

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