Thursday, 9 August 2012
From the desk of the magnanimous Allan Wolf
Answer: Because they’re inspired by the moos.
Question: What is the highest honor among Cowboy poets?
Answer: Poet lariat.
Question: How do poets say good bye?
Answer: “I’d like to linger a little longer but it’s getting aliter-ate.”
Question: What did the poet say to Luke Skywalker?
Answer: “Metaphors be with you.”
Question: What is a simile?
Answer: It’s like a metaphor.
Question: Why did the boy poet introduce himself to the girl poet?
Answer: Because he wanted to meter.
Question: How does a poet sneeze?
Question: Why are poets always so poor?
Answer: Because rhyme doesn’t pay.
Question: What did William Wordsworth mean by “a spontaneous overflow of emotion recollected in tranquility”?
Question: What’s big and gray and writes poetry?
Answer: T.S. Elephant.
Question: What’s a Grecian Urn?
Answer: About twenty thousand drachmas a year after taxes.
Question: Why was John Keats always hounded by creditors?
Answer: Because he Ode so much.