The Poetry Contest. (yes, it's on topic.)

Kenster Posted By Kenster, Nov 2, 2010 at 3:49 PM

  1. Kenster

    Minister of Fire 2.

    Jan 10, 2010
    Texas- West of Houston
    There was a poetry contest at the local college. The finals pitted a poet-laureate from an Ivy League University against a good ole boy, well known as a local wood scrounger. The topic of the final poem was "Timbuktu."
    The Ivy leaguer goes first:

    "Across the sands of golden hue
    Beneath the sky of azure blue
    A caravan numbering one hundred and two
    Crossed the desert to Timbuktu."

    Well, the judges panel was quite impressed and were sure that they had found a winner but they still had to hear the other contestant.
    Bubba steps up and recites:

    "Into the woods Me and Tim went.
    We found seven blow downs right by our tent.
    The trees being many and we being few....
    I bucked five of 'em and Timbuktu."
  2. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage
    Minister of Fire 2.

    Feb 14, 2007
    Yes, an oldie but goodie. Thanks for reminding me of that one. Actually that story also covers some lines other than bucking wood.

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