UK CELEBRATES NATIONAL POETRY DAY!
Today is National Poetry Day in the UK and I figure I ought to help my brother and sister poets in the UK celebrate this celebration.
Here's a poem I wrote about one of my favorite British poems by one of my favorite British poets, William Wordsworth.
Wordsworth's Sonnet “The World is Too Much with Us;
Late and Soon” in 9 Lines
The world is too much with us,
& then it isn't & we're dead or dying,
& the world just becomes the smell
of something we can't remember.
Don’t even bother listening to this.
I'm just an old pecker out of tune,
out of gas, with last year's Mac.
I've given my heart away,
and every other worthless thing.
And if you don't like that, here's the original by my brother Will Wordsworth: