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Old 06-17-2004, 06:55 AM
Roger Slater Roger Slater is offline
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The Trojans

The Trojans weren't all that swift.
They opened the gates of their city
thinking their enemy gave them a gift...
and Helen wasn't that pretty.



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Old 06-17-2004, 12:28 PM
Terese Coe Terese Coe is offline
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Ha!!

I have it on authority
in re the equus spectacle
the Greeks' superiority
was more than dialectical.
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Old 06-17-2004, 12:46 PM
Terese Coe Terese Coe is offline
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And if the Trojans hadn’t been
half-cocked with too much wine
they would have gladly given in
and sacked the concubine.

We would have had to live without
The Odyssey and more:
no cautionary tale about
that spoiler and his whore.




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Old 07-03-2004, 08:05 PM
Dan Halberstein Dan Halberstein is offline
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Heh. That guy said equine wood. heh heh.

Though classic in tone, it’s inept
That devices meant to contracept
Were named for a city
Laid waste with no pity
When the “gift” burst, and out the guys leapt.

[Movie tie-in available by misspelling and hyphenating "pity." I just didn't have the heart.]
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