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Friday, July 1, 2011

The Lament of the English Student


Contact between mouth and brain is lost.
The floodgates of stupidity open,
Pouring out an array
Of double negatives
And overworked comparisons.
All rational thoughts have disappeared,
Leaving my participles dangling
Behind my shattered pride.

5 comments:

Laura Maria said...

Ugh I can unfortunately relate. This is an excellent and true poem. Thanks so much for sharing!!

Morning said...

love it,

very powerful imagery.

Other Mary said...

Oh yea! That is soooo me, way too often. Nice one. And what a fun blog title! Consider yourself followed :o)

Marian said...

damn dangling participles!

Mary said...

I ain't got no criticism of this here poem! (LOL)