News, but not the serious kind
Could this blog get any verse?
Blog Guy, I notice some of your readers submit their comments in haiku and limericks, and a couple of times you’ve done entire blog posts in verse.
Sure. I’m not averse to verse. That would be perverse. I’m a versatile pro, and pros write prose and vice versa.
That’s easy for you to say. But what if the going gets tough?
If it gets adverse, I would reverse myself and be averse to verse and vice versa. Conversely, I would say…
Excuse me. So your advice on verse is?
Top: A 1640 copy, in contemporary sheep binding, of William Shakespeare’s first collected edition of his Poems sits on display at Sotheby’s auction house in New York, April 19, 2006. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
Left: The European Union’s President Herman Van Rompuy presents a book collecting haiku he wrote, during a ceremony in Brussels, April 15, 2010. His expertise in haiku, written in Flemish, has also made him famous as the poet Belgian prime minister. REUTERS/Yves Herman