A poet, when getting a prize, lost his trousers before the king’s eyes…

April 30, 2010

SPAIN/Blog Guy, what do you think would be the very, VERY coolest thing that could EVER happen in the whole world? You know, like if you had only one wish.

Peace on earth, good will toward men, I suppose.

Okay, well then, the SECOND coolest thing?

An end to poverty and ignorance everywhere.

Let’s try again, Blog Guy. The THIRD coolest.

All animals would be treated with the love and respect they so deserve.

Sigh. Then let’s say you get a FOURTH wish, but that’s it. That’s the last one.

That’s very easy. Some big poet would be getting a major literary prize from the King of Spain, see, and his pants would fall down.

This is your big day, Blog Guy! We’re granting only Wish Number Fours!  It’s a real shame you didn’t number them differently.

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Mexican poet Jose Emilio Pacheco tries to stop his pants from falling, before a ceremony where he received the “Premio Cervantes” Literature Award near Madrid, April 23, 2010. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Pacheco (L) receives the “Premio Cervantes” Literature Award from Spanish King Juan Carlos. REUTERS/Fernando Villar/Pool

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Awwww I feel sorry for the poor guy! How mortifying!


Posted by egeria | Report as abusive

I remember seeing a pair of smarty pants in college… that was when low waists were a fashion fad… unfortunately for them it was really low…
But I agree E… it is quite embarrasing… esp if you are clicked!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

It is said ignorance is bliss. Yet you, Mr. B., want to rid the world of ignorance. I think that is downright greedy of you to want take away the ability for people to achieve bliss!

You are such a think-for-yourselfer!

Any medidonuts left?

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Is that his junk… are maxicans really that wild? :-O

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

@fwd079 … Interesting theory. Maybe that’s what he won the prize for?

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive

A poet, when getting a prize,
Lost trousers before the king’s eyes.
It caused quite a row,
When the fellow dropped trou,
Suspenders would surely be wise.

Posted by HaroldW | Report as abusive

I’m Jose the peg, with my extra leg……

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

it helps lose a few kilos – and have an asss.

Posted by frikkkkk | Report as abusive

When I rule the word ignorance will be encougaged.

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

Probably mandatory…

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

But r’s will be optional.

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive