Treasure Island

Giorgio Venetopoulos

(Athens, Greece)

Riposte



His chicken vanished from the face of Earth
unhappy and distressed connected so
with sites of poetry where lost pets' dearth
transformed to versicle expression's flow.

Logorrhea of namby pamby lines
and balderdash of verbose gardyloo
bombarded him with rounds of porcupines
stampeded unctuous like rabid gnoo.

But on the other hand he met some birds
composers of refined and sightly verse,
with glinting souls and clever words,
their intellect's expressions wise and terse.

And when he searched of whom to value most
received his chicken's metrical riposte.

Submitted: Saturday, September 14, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 16, 2013

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