Why Not?

March 29, 2012
By MaddiK BRONZE, Fort Collins, Colorado
MaddiK BRONZE, Fort Collins, Colorado
4 articles 3 photos 11 comments

Favorite Quote:
"There is no great writing, only great re-writing."


I ask thee, Giraffe
not simply for my behalf
Why is thy neck so long?
What value do thy gain,
of something of such strain?
Your spots neither hide nor display you
Help or hinder too
Your neck so long,
you simply don't belong

So again, I ask thee, Giraffe,
Not simply for my behalf,
Why are you here?
Did you simply appear?
What purpose do you serve?
Or is the answer reserved?

And the Giraffe simply said,
With a tilt of his head,

Why Not?


The author's comments:
This was a school piece inspired by Tyger! Tyger!

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Kaili SILVER said...
on Apr. 8 2012 at 9:43 am
Kaili SILVER, Fort Collins, Colorado
7 articles 0 photos 11 comments
I love it! It's an interesting way you wrote it with the old English and all, but it worked well with it. And it is true, giraffes don't really seem to have much of a purpose, they're just kind of threre. Great writing!

MaddiK BRONZE said...
on Apr. 1 2012 at 5:21 pm
MaddiK BRONZE, Fort Collins, Colorado
4 articles 3 photos 11 comments

Favorite Quote:
"There is no great writing, only great re-writing."

It wasnt supposed to be, but it kind of turned out a ittle bit more like it than the Tyger! Tyger! one....

TTTeeSS GOLD said...
on Mar. 31 2012 at 8:33 am
TTTeeSS GOLD, La Porte, Colorado
17 articles 6 photos 69 comments

Favorite Quote:
There is no such thing as nothing, yet there is such thing as nothing, simply because there is nothing such as nothing.

I love it! So you! But isn't this one after Ogden Nash?




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