Horse Sense 1



"Horse sense" is rather uncommon,
where sound, prudent judgment is shown.
It should not require a shaman
to divine what's already known.

"Horse around" is foolish conduct
with push, shove and joke on display.
Insincere deportment won't construct
foundations for further assay.

"Horse leading" to water is easy,
but difficult to make it drink.
Students and learning may seem breezy,
but knowledge can not make them think.
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABAB CXCD DEDE
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 409
Words 67
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4

Wallace Dean LaBenne

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