Wednesday, 10 December 2008

You recited my poem
so badly that
it seemed like one of yours.

*

Martial: Epigrams
Translated by Ian House

6 comments:

Leatherdykeuk said...

Oh dear!

Marvelous senryu though!

Fiona Robyn said...

;) oh dear indeed.
For anyone that missed my link last time, here's info about the Roman poet Martial - thank you for your small stone, Martial, and for your translation, Ian.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martial

Dave King said...

Oh, I do like that, it's absolutely marvellous. I shall be chuckling for ages at the thought of it.

jem said...

Oh, so cutting. I'm so glad this wasn't directed at me.

Simon Freedman said...

hilarious! I only hope I get the chance to use it in real life before too long...

Rachel Fox said...

Ouch