To: John Semmens
Reminds me of Hilaire Belloc's famous bit of doggerel:
I shoot the hippopotamus
With bullets made of platinum,
Because if I use the leaden ones
His hide is sure to flatten 'em.
posted on 01/11/2013 7:38:36 PM PST
(And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know...)
http://www.eliteskills.com/analysis_poetry/Hippopotamus_The_by_Hilaire_Belloc_analysis.php ~ muy excellente.
People must certainly siddle away to the far end of the car when you come up with applicable poetry~!
posted on 01/12/2013 4:46:08 AM PST
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