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Author Name: FreeByronBabe 7 Comments
Date Added: September 19, 2012 15:09:56 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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From King Dennis To King Richard

Once upon a time, so every story goes

a poet named Dennis, skillful with prose

thought to create a kingdom of balladeers

one to be heralded down through the years.


With computer, keyboard, paper and ink

creativity set, establishing his grand link 

proclamations were sent throughout the land

a search for troubadours is what he planned.


Slowly, to he and his kingdom they flocked

as the numbers swelled Dennis was shocked

the bards then crowned Dennis their king

pledging fealty they knelt and kissed his ring.


For a time peace reigned throughout the land

gradually things began to get out of hand

a knight named Rich offered assistance

to help the king quell the "Poetic Resistance”.


With Rich though, some writers thought to side

and in two the kingdom they did divide

soon battles raged all through the domain

on both of these men it caused great strain.


What to do with two kings and only one throne

when both were men of honor it was shown

they understood that one must acquiesce

in order for the kingdom to again coalesce.


So King Dennis abdicated his royalty

and granted to King Rich his loyalty

harmony once again reigned supreme

well maintained in King Rich’s regime.

Author's Notes:
Some of you here don't know that Dennis K O'Gorman Jr founded this site. For awhile battle poems raged and then Rich bought the site. So it is that to these two men we all owe thanks for C-P. Thanks guys for giving us a place to write!
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Comments:
Comment By: PremiumJoe McNinney on September 22, 2012 12:52:10 PM Report
Terrific piece of writing, as always! For some of us, this site became our phycologist, our parent and another home for us to open up, vent and ask for help........
Comment By: PremiumMary Lou Allen on September 20, 2012 01:39:11 PM Report
This is interesting. Not the way I recall it but I'm still grateful to them both. Happy to say I completely missed the side-taking aspect. ML
Comment By: FreeSensual Sorceress on September 20, 2012 11:12:17 AM Report
What a lovely and poetic tribute to two men who gifted us all.






love ya,

me

Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on September 20, 2012 09:46:14 AM Report


This is so well written and thought out ...

I was there way back then and it was a great place to be and still is ...

Both Kings made this a wonderful place to be were family here...

 Always ~ She Whispers

Comment By: FreeFirestone Feinberg on September 20, 2012 09:39:10 AM Report
Thanks for giving us such a story-book-like picture of the true story of the genesis of this real family.  We are indeed lucky to be blessed by these two benevolent and wise kings.  Where -- on earth -- or online -- would we be without these pioneers!  A model poem, Kym -- one that is very special indeed.  It could almost be a book -- with illustrations!  Love, David
Comment By: FreeTomahawk on September 19, 2012 06:03:06 PM Report


This is the best site I've ever been on, they did well, so did you, with this work.


 


Len

Comment By: FreeAdri on September 19, 2012 03:47:21 PM Report
Nicely said, like the way it is illustrated. 
Thanks to them, we have a home. 

Great write Kym 

Adri 





 


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