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Old 01-02-2017, 01:29 PM
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I posted a loose translation of a Happy New Year poem on the Translation Board, here. Feel free to post your own versions of it, if you like. It's eight lines of French octosyllabe, which I turned into ballad meter, but it could just as well be turned into a pair of limericks. Come on over and take a stab.

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Old 01-02-2017, 06:01 PM
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A Good New Year

A good New Year to everything,
The seas, the trees, the world.
A good New Year to stuff in spring
That Winter keeps tight furled.

A good New Year to young and old.
I greet you with delight.
Both those who think Iím solid gold
And those who think Iím shite.
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