The POTW: Verse Til It Hurts
Today is the day of the 9th annual No Pants! Subway Ride, concocted by Improv Everywhere and taking place in New York City and other cities around the globe, including nearby San Francisco. While I am decidedly am in favor of this, and of odd public performance pieces in general, I do feel the need to say something in support of pants, lest we forget how well they have served us over the past few centuries.
In Praise of Pants
When impinged by winter wind
When hiking hilltops far and wide
When fickle whim of Venus grants
And when my flimsy fleshy stilts
Though some will claim that they confine
Copyright © 2010 by Dave Grossman
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