Auspicious



It is quite capricious. It is rather fleet.
We don't know what to give so we give a treat.

It is quite factitious. It is rather false.
We don't know what to dance so we dance a waltz.

It is quite nutritious. It is rather ripe.
We don't know what to eat so we eat a tripe.

It is quite ambitious. It is rather wild.
We don't know what to have so we have a child.

It is quite pernicious. It is rather mean
We don't know what to make so we make a scene.

It is quite suspicious. It is rather sly.
We don't know what to kill so we kill a fly.

It is quite propitious. It is rather odd.
We don't know what to call so we call on God.

It is quite auspicious. It is rather nice.
We don't know what to pay so we pay a price.

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Submitted on February 05, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AA XX BB CC DD EE FF GG
Closest metre Iambic hexameter
Characters 697
Words 152
Stanzas 8
Stanza Lengths 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2

Wallace Dean LaBenne

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