this torch i use
made in the UK
red knob fire
blue knob oxygen
cuts through steel
cooking up cows
leaving molten gold
8 Sep 05
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enjoy the allusion and suggestion - reminds me a bit of my son's light sabre in the middle part. Like the final image too - it has that sort of Anglo Saxon foodie feel. Enjoyed the construction.
Are you in the UK at the moment Hank? Are you listening to the cricket as well as steeping yourself in the imagesry of the ancients? I see you sitting on Hadrian's Wall somehow....
i am in the uk surrounded by violence and idiocy.
Poor soul - idiocy yes, but violence?!? Surely not!
the uk is the most violent place i've ever been. what do they call them? yobs? tussleheads that like to beat on strangers. even in nyc it doesn't happen like that. or LA or brazil or thailand or nicaragua or guatemala or mexico or...
I understand - it does happen hank - even Shakespeare commented on it I'm afraid - usually comes about after consumption of large quantities of noxious mixtures of one type or another. Don't believe all you read in the press though - they tend to exaggerate a bit for the sake of a good story, but meanwhile, if you spot any yobs advancing on you - run.
i have a letter opener that was made from a shingle taken from 'shakspeares' house. it was a gift. it has a twig and berries on it (carved).
lovely. not the yobs. everything else.
you always say that. thank you.
i'll add that the cows swung it for me then.
it's difficult to be so predictable so young.
I am hungry now. lol.
sorry if this is not something brilliant. I like how the title is "excalibur" and then you have it in your hand [i guess the welder of what i got out of it] and it makes you feel heroic. as in big. and nothing [not even the cooking cow] can stop you!
and it's full of gold and silver.
yeap! Good poem!
I must add that not all of the UK is like this!! [yob's/tussleheads] I have to admit that I have never 'beat' on a stranger.
glad about that.
I like this poem
I like poems with knobs on,great evocation here
should edit this. unfortunately can't.
I should have guessed.
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