Lingering Wisdom and Bad Thursdays

Ever heard of an oddquain? Me neither, until today. Here are my first two attempts:

Carbon print of Alfred Lord Tennyson, 1869, pr...

Lingering Wisdom

“Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.” — Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Wise
beyond years,
but not by knowledge.
Learning from experience,
lasts.

English: 42, The Answer to the Ultimate Questi...

Bad Thursdays

“I never could get the hang of Thursdays.” — Arthur Dent, Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Boom,
Earth explodes.
Vogon construction
ended Thursday, right around
noon.



This seems like a pretty fun form to write, especially when distilling a famous quote (thanks for the idea, Marie Elena!). I found this challenge at Poetic Bloomings and couldn’t resist. Check them out and join the fun!

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About ewdupler

Gene is an avid outdoorsman, loves reading and is known to put pen to paper (well, he types) as an amateur poet.
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2 Responses to Lingering Wisdom and Bad Thursdays

  1. Mama Zen says:

    These are very cool!

  2. Pingback: Thursday Lingering Look at Windows Week 34 | SC Surf Butler

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