A lithoid form, whose onward course
Is shaped by gravitational force,
Can scarce enjoy the consolation
Of bryophytic aggregation.
Of little value his compunctions
Who assumes clavinous functions
When once from circumambient pen,
Is snatched its equine denizen.
It’s possible to conduct an equine quadruped to the
immediate vicinity of an aqueous liquid, but bibulation cannot be
induced by any coercive process.
A mass of concentrated geolithic or lapitarial material
perennially rotating on its axis will not accumulate an accretion
of muscus growth.
A slightly revised rendition of Mr. Aaron Sussman’s
obtuse version of a common proverb as seen in Bennett
Cerf’s column in This Week Magazine, February 13,
1955. Mr. Sussman wrote: “Are we a nation of dolts? Must we
reduce every thought to a single paragraph of one-syllable
A superabundance of talent skilled in the preparation of
gastronomic concoctions will impair the quality of a certain
potable solution made by immersing a gallinaceous bird in
ebullient Adam’s ale.
Individuals who perforce are constrained to be domiciled in
vitreous structures of patent frangibility should on no account
employ petrous formations as projectiles.
That prudent avis that matutinally deserts the coziness of its
abode will ensnare a vermiculate creature.
Everything that coruscates with effulgence is not ipso facto
Do not dissipate your competence by hebetudinous prodigality lest
you subsequently lament an exiguous inadequacy.
An addlepated beetlehead and his specie divaricate with startling
It can be no other than a maleficent horizontally propelled
current of gaseous matter whose portentous advent is not the
harbinger of a modicum of beneficence.
One should diligently exercise proper speculation upon that situs
that one will eventually tenant if one propels oneself into the
Aberration is the hallmark of homo sapiens while longanimous
placability and condonation are the indicia of supramundane
Conducting to the watering place
A quadruped of equine race
Is simple; but he may not care
To practice imbibition there.
When, nimbus-free, Sol marches by
Across the circumambient sky,
To graminiferous meads repair—
Your instant task awaits you there!.
Sesquipedalians, Part 2
of 2, 18-34
That unit of the avian tribe
Whose movements one can circumscribe
“In manu,” as a pair will rate
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