Saturday, December 14, 2013

Christmas in Fertile Florida
There's a world of differenc
between palms and pines, isn't there?

GRANDEUR of a SORT
(a tribute to the blessed spirit of Rabelais)

Grandeur of a sort so rarely seen
Nostrils flare and eyebrows start to raise.
Under no constraint to withhold praise
Harridans and hustlers turn pea green.

Ladies feel the breath stop in their throats;
Looking fixedly at everywhere,
Except the spot where others gape and stare,
While he who has it calmly stands and gloats.

Ogleworthy ones have special rights
Sparking fights whenever they wear tights.

Still they occupy a favored space
Inimitable, above the commonplace

Exhibiting most coveted delights
Half pityingly as they gaze down from the heights.

~ FreeThinke


10 comments:

  1. Well!

    I wonder if what I'm thinking is what you intended, FT.

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  2. Poor taste lives everywhere.

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  3. Poor taste lives everywhere, indeed, while appreciation of the absurd, of delicious ironies, and the pleasure of viewing life with a lively sense of humor are on the verge of becoming extinct.

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  4. “The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.”

    ― Winston Churchill

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  5. Frida Van der WienerDecember 14, 2013 at 10:24 AM

    Oh, my!

    :-0

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  6. Oh yes, Francis, and a broken clock tells the right time twice a day too. ;-)

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  7. Klaus Dieter Stinkenfinger said

    That is hilarious! Rabelais would be proud of you.

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  8. Strange Comments if I must say so myself

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  9. Grace, honour, praise, delight,
    Here sojourn day and night.
    Sound bodies lined
    With a good mind,
    Do here pursue with might
    Grace, honour, praise, delight.

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  10. Brother Hibbard said

    Create in me a clean heart, O God
    Ad renew a right spirit within me
    Cast me not away from Th presence
    And take not Thy holy spirit from me

    Restore unto me the joy of my salvation
    And uphold me with Thy blessed spirit.

    O let my mouth be filled with Thy praise ]That I may sing of Thy glory all the day long.
    All the day long.

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