English, to simplify...



But they've spoke in ways of which we do not today.
In ways only the object admire.
In the way of the old,  learning  and yet decided,  which has succumbed to a much lesser language.   
Know ye not of terms of past;
Yet here I stand and say to admire them.
For whenst we came,  once pronounced  and forever revolutionized...
...the English language.

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This is possibly one of my best examples of an "I'm just going to write and see what comes out" kind of poem

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Written on July 28, 2018

Submitted by MiseryInc on December 06, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme ABCDEFC
Closest metre Iambic hexameter
Characters 351
Words 69
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 7

Christopher McKay

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