Sunday, August 3, 2008

Prompt 23: Folly

Thanks to Edward S. Gault of Forest River Journal for this week's prompt of folly, these poems, and the image.

He was the town fool
Then he went on a journey
returned a hero.
***
Other kids teased her,
She was always the last picked
later, got Nobel.
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He stole millions,
Bankrupted the company
got "Man of the Year"
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On Stage he told truth
As people split sides laughing
many words bleeped out!
(for George Carlin R.I.P)
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Once upon a time,
A kingdom lacked wisdom-O!
made the fool their king.
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The Professor said:
"Foolish Civilizations
live like kings, die fast".

(Edward S. Gault, 2008)
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