Tuesday, July 16, 2013

579 : The Tale of Samuel Morse.

This is the tale of Samuel Morse,
The plaintiff in a rough divorce.
Once he saw things were decayed,
He telegraphed, quite dismayed,
But alas he’d done his dash, of course.
© J Cosmo Newbery 2013
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  1. I wonder if today's generation of young even know what a telegraph is. I like your play on words in this poem.

  2. Thanks Mary, I suspect today's generation do not make up a high proportion of my visitors! Only the smart and discerning come here! :-)

  3. Of course, what else could Samuel do? You probably would too, wouldn't you?

  4. Yes Richard, everyday, on the dot.

  5. For some reason I can't reply to comments directly at the moment - slow internet in a country hotel. :-/

    Bear with me, will be back home in a day or two.

  6. AnonymousJuly 17, 2013

    What? for you,so tech savvy I thought an SMS would fit the bill these days. Very sad.'will check later for the accompanying picture.

    1. OK smarty pants, now I can, No credit to me though, Google has a mind of its own. Tonight it's feeling helpful.

  7. AnonymousJuly 20, 2013

    But alas he'd done his dash of course
    When he found himself in love with a horse

    The Tale Of Samuel Morse sounds like disfunctional Beatrix Potter!


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