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by saparris
Mon May 11, 2015 1:11 pm
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XXI - Yes, Mrs. P
Replies: 28
Views: 10243

Re: Group Poem XXI - Yes, Mrs. P

Yes, Mrs. P [He] But she would have a problem from day one: “First Man” won’t do To designate her consort, and "First Gentleman"'s absurd! [She] It barely matters what he's called—or was called hitherto I'd happily accept whatever title he preferred [He] Of course you would—as long as Madame Wifey ...
by saparris
Sun May 10, 2015 11:09 am
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XXI - Yes, Mrs. P
Replies: 28
Views: 10243

Re: Group Poem XXI - Yes, Mrs. P

Yes, Mrs. P [He] But she would have a problem from day one: “First Man” won’t do To designate her consort, and "First Gentleman"'s absurd! [She] It barely matters what he's called—or was called hitherto I'd happily accept whatever title he preferred [He] Of course you would—as long as Madame Wifey ...
by saparris
Sat May 09, 2015 9:51 am
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XXI - Yes, Mrs. P
Replies: 28
Views: 10243

Re: Group Poem XXI - Yes, Mrs. P

Yes, Mrs. P [He] But she would have a problem from day one: “First Man” won’t do To designate her consort, and "First Gentleman"'s absurd! [She] It barely matters what he's called—or was called hitherto I'd happily accept whatever title he preferred [He] Of course you would—as long as Madame Wifey ...
by saparris
Fri May 08, 2015 8:18 pm
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XXI - Yes, Mrs. P
Replies: 28
Views: 10243

Re: Group Poem XXI - Yes, Mrs. P

Yes, Mrs. P [He] But she would have a problem from day one: “First Man” won’t do To designate her consort, and "First Gentleman"'s absurd! [She] It barely matters what he's called—or was called hitherto I'd happily accept whatever title he preferred [He] Of course you would—as long as Madame Wifey ...
by saparris
Fri May 08, 2015 11:12 am
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XXI - Yes, Mrs. P
Replies: 28
Views: 10243

Re: Group Poem XXI - Yes, Mrs. P

Yes, Mrs. P [He] But she would have a problem from day one: “First Man” won’t do To designate her consort, and "First Gentleman"'s absurd! [She] It barely matters what he's called—or was called hitherto I'd happily accept whatever title he preferred [He] Of course you would—as long as Madame Wifey ...
by saparris
Thu May 07, 2015 3:06 pm
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XXI - Yes, Mrs. P
Replies: 28
Views: 10243

Re: Group Poem XXI - Yes, Mrs. P

Yes, Mrs. P [He] But she would have a problem from day one: “First Man” won’t do To designate her consort, and "First Gentleman"'s absurd! [She] It barely matters what he's called—or was called hitherto I'd happily accept whatever title he preferred [He] Of course you would—as long as Madame Wifey ...
by saparris
Wed May 06, 2015 5:35 pm
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XXI - Yes, Mrs. P
Replies: 28
Views: 10243

Re: Group Poem XXI - Yes, Mrs. P

Yes, Mrs. P [He] But she would have a problem from day one: “First Man” won’t do To designate her consort, and "First Gentleman"'s absurd! [She] It barely matters what he's called—or was called hitherto I'd happily accept whatever title he preferred [He] Of course you would—as long as Madame Wifey ...
by saparris
Wed May 06, 2015 10:16 am
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XXI - Yes, Mrs. P
Replies: 28
Views: 10243

Re: Group Poem XXI - Yes, Mrs. P

Yes, Mrs. P [He] But she would have a problem from day one: “First Man” won’t do To designate her consort, and "First Gentleman"'s absurd! [She] It barely matters what he's called—or was called hitherto. I'd happily accept whatever title he preferred. [He] Of course you would—as long as Madame Wife...
by saparris
Tue May 05, 2015 8:32 pm
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XXI - Yes, Mrs. P
Replies: 28
Views: 10243

Re: Group Poem XXI - Yes, Mrs. P

[He] But she would have a problem from day one: “First Man” won’t do To designate her consort, and "First Gentleman"'s absurd! [She] It barely matters what he's called—or was called hitherto. I'd happily accept whatever title he preferred. [He] Of course you would—as long as Madame Wifey wins the vo...
by saparris
Mon May 04, 2015 11:39 pm
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XXI - Yes, Mrs. P
Replies: 28
Views: 10243

Re: Group Poem XXI - Yes, Mrs. P

Yes, Mrs. P

But she would have a problem from day one: “First Man” won’t do!
“First Lady” means a consort, and “First Woman” sounds like Eve.
It barely matters what he’s called—or was called hitherto
by saparris
Mon May 04, 2015 6:45 pm
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XXI - Yes, Mrs. P
Replies: 28
Views: 10243

Group Poem XXI - Yes, Mrs. P

Group Poem XXI will be (I hope) a humorous poem called “Yes, Mrs. P” The poem will be written as a conversation between two individuals: a male and a female. The topic of their conversation will be whether a female should be elected President of the United States. The man is against the idea; the wo...
by saparris
Mon May 04, 2015 4:29 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Good Words Five Days a Week
Replies: 22
Views: 18866

Re: Good Words Five Days a Week

I vote with Slava (7 days with repeats on weekends) but will defer to higher authority.
by saparris
Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:10 pm
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XX
Replies: 39
Views: 18834

Re: Group Poem XX

Argh!
by saparris
Wed Aug 06, 2014 7:54 pm
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XX
Replies: 39
Views: 18834

Re: Group Poem XX

The Shipwreck When the crew felt a surge in the strength of the wind They all knew right away they were sunk And the captain said "Aye, 'tis an ominous sign" As a rope hit the deck with a clunk. But a sailor will never give in to the sea And the helmsman with boldness opined: "We will probably die i...
by saparris
Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:03 am
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Group Poem XX
Replies: 39
Views: 18834

Re: Group Poem XX

The Shipwreck When the crew felt a surge in the strength of the wind They all knew right away they were sunk And the captain said "Aye, 'tis an ominous sign" As a rope hit the deck with a clunk. But a sailor will never give in to the sea And the helmsman with boldness opined: "We will probably die i...

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