The POTW: Verse Til It Hurts
I was, of course, watching the NFL conference championship games while poeming today (multitasking!). My aging eyeballs and brain momentarily misread something on the TV screen from across the room, and I thought it was both funny AND appropriate, so it turned into a whole poem.
Plug alert: Speaking of games, check this out: http://bit.ly/dreamgame . A designer friend of mine by the name of Heather Logas is making a small, independent computer game, funded by ordinary people making small, independent contributions. I sent her a few bucks and I'm plugging her here - she's interesting, I want to see what she does. Support the indie scene! (End plug.)
Harold Husk, Field Goal Attorney
The stalwart Kansas City Chiefs
Injunctions blocked the wide receiver
Up through the loophole scurried the back
The red zone arguments failed to impress
Harold Husk was a stoat of a man
Patiently Husk began to explain
He spoke at length, and straight and true
Of course the decision would be appealed
Copyright © 2010 by Dave Grossman
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