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My first Bardic attempt...

Postby Runefang » 07 Oct 2017, 16:13

Having started the Bardic grade recently I am struggling to produce anything worth sharing, the Awen is not yet forthcomming. I don't play an instrument well, have never written a story since junior school, and have to force myself to read poetry let alone write anything. So in the spirit of the Bard but not in all seriousness I present this,

There once was a Druid from Penge,
Who decided to visit Stonehenge,
On arrival he found,
A huge fence did surround,
And it was being run by English Heritage.

Ok, I know it doesn't scan, but that is to increase the sense of irony I hoped to impart (quick thinking for an excuse there). :)
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Re: My first Bardic attempt...

Postby Heddwen » 07 Oct 2017, 17:08

Having started the Bardic grade recently I am struggling to produce anything worth sharing, the Awen is not yet forthcomming. I don't play an instrument well, have never written a story since junior school, and have to force myself to read poetry let alone write anything. So in the spirit of the Bard but not in all seriousness I present this,

There once was a Druid from Penge,
Who decided to visit Stonehenge,
On arrival he found,
A huge fence did surround,
And it was being run by English Heritage.

Ok, I know it doesn't scan, but that is to increase the sense of irony I hoped to impart (quick thinking for an excuse there). :)
Very good :-) I love limericks

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Re: My first Bardic attempt...

Postby winterfire » 07 Oct 2017, 20:31

Of course he was quite undeterred.
He remembered a thing from the Gwers.
'You can't keep us out!
Came the OBODy's shout
As he shape-shifted into Big Bird!

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Re: My first Bardic attempt...

Postby AshRocks » 07 Oct 2017, 21:24

Wonderful for you to share this witty ditty, Runefang! :yay: You might try to quiet that inner critic if you can, and have fun playing!
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Re: My first Bardic attempt...

Postby Michael C. Page » 08 Oct 2017, 13:42

Having started the Bardic grade recently I am struggling to produce anything worth sharing, the Awen is not yet forthcomming. I don't play an instrument well, have never written a story since junior school, and have to force myself to read poetry let alone write anything. So in the spirit of the Bard but not in all seriousness I present this,

There once was a Druid from Penge,
Who decided to visit Stonehenge,
On arrival he found,
A huge fence did surround,
And it was being run by English Heritage.

Ok, I know it doesn't scan, but that is to increase the sense of irony I hoped to impart (quick thinking for an excuse there). :)
Very good :-) I love limericks
:-) Yes that last line is difficult, but not impossible. :grin: Given EH's nick name "English Heretics" You could always modify the last line such:

And twas run by an English Heretic or you could be more PC and say: And twas run by a Twitchy Heretic.... :grin:

Ah Satire! Such beautiful possibilities!
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Re: My first Bardic attempt...

Postby Runefang » 08 Oct 2017, 20:14

Of course he was quite undeterred.
He remembered a thing from the Gwers.
'You can't keep us out!
Came the OBODy's shout
As he shape-shifted into Big Bird!
Love it !!!
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Re: My first Bardic attempt...

Postby Runefang » 08 Oct 2017, 20:15

Wonderful for you to share this witty ditty, Runefang! :yay: You might try to quiet that inner critic if you can, and have fun playing!
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Re: My first Bardic attempt...

Postby Poet in the woods » 15 Oct 2017, 07:38

Well done for a first attempt, the only way is up now and make little notes along the way :D Enjoy :grin:

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Re: My first Bardic attempt...

Postby Heddwen » 15 Oct 2017, 10:35

Well done for a first attempt, the only way is up now and make little notes along the way :D Enjoy :grin:
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