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Old 08-29-2017, 11:18 PM
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Default Keillor Parodies in an old Atlantic (2006)

The parodies are here.

I was led there by an old thread on the Sphere here.

Worth a couple of chuckles for me.

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Old 08-30-2017, 06:56 AM
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Thanks for the link, Woody. I really enjoyed them, especially the Frost, Williams and Whitman.
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Old 08-30-2017, 03:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Woody Long View Post
The parodies are here.

I was led there by an old thread on the Sphere here.

Worth a couple of chuckles for me.

— Woody
I am a War of 1812 historian, so I took these probably more seriously than some might here. Okay, mildly amusing, but as serious takes on what those writers might have made of the subject? No, not at all. I am not impressed.

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Old 09-05-2017, 02:15 AM
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I enjoyed these, though there is a bit of telegraphing the model that goes on, which I find a bit heavy-handed. I remain a great fan of "The Star-Spangled Banner" itself:

Oh say can you see
By the dawn's early light
What so proudly we hailed
In the twilight's last gleaming?

Tremendous stuff, with a fine back story.

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