thanks. Think that answers my question. I'm not overly impressed.
Not too badly done, I didn't think. Four stanzas/16 lines of iambic pentameter rhyming xbxb. I did wonder about the hyphenated words (whether they should have hyphens I mean), and the capitalization of Spring. I always thought the season should have no capital S. Perhaps he did so to distinguish it from the simile of the stream, but I like the punning effect better to leave it with a small s.
Yes, it is quite well structured, but like most of his stuff it says nothing in a complicated way.
technically good yes. But it just doesn't speak to anything but my mind.
it says nothing in a complicated way.
That reminds me of a lot of england. Unlike America, England is full of traditions for traditions' sake.
I think the last stanza would be better by itself. He gets too topical, in my opinion.
Shakespeare's histories for the same problem.
If anyone tells you that puns are the lowest form of humor, tell them poetry is verse
Or vice is verser.
Speaking of bad puns,
A Tenderfoot Scoutmaster, Kirk,
Has been driving the parents berserk.
"His behavior is rotten!"
They say, since he's gotten
A little behind in his work.