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by Tom Hyland
Sunday, June 01, 2008
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It all started with a paraphrase of another's "one-liner', then it was a full verse. Then, it got a mind of its own - and VOILA! IT SCATTERED!






Scatter

© - 6/01/08 - Tom Hyland


It is not what ye Gather,
Or have, that Matters;
But, rather what ye Scattered,
Or gave, that earns ye Blather!


Scatter ye Rosebuds while ye May!
Or write some Pomes or Prose Instead.
Leave behind thy Feet of Clay,
Soar O’er High, ‘til thy Head be Dead!


Or maybe ‘tis Seeds ye must Scatter?
Sowing Thine Oats sounds pretty Good,
Oatmeal Cookies made from Batter,
Or Tales of the Vienna Wood?


Thy Ashes may be Scattered,
By a Scattergun, in Scattershot,
O’er Land or Air, or O’er Sea,
But Onct ye be Dead - it Matters Not!


Pitter Patter, Splitter-Splatter,
As Mercury makes a Mad Hatter,
Whether ye be Fitter, or Fatter,
Be Sure to - Scatter, Scatter, Scatter!


Definition - scatter - verb transitive:

To throw things around so that they land with an irregular distribution over a relatively wide area.


© - TKH




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Reviewed by Lois Christensen
Scattered but neat, groovy, groovy, groovy. Moving into a formation that is easy to read. I find this write deemable.
Reviewed by Selene Skye
Chuckles, lots of them =D
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER
Much wisdom and fun in your well scattered poetic lines Tom.
Bless You! Jasmin Horst
Reviewed by Elizabeth Price
lol. Great. Liz
Reviewed by Jackie (Micke) Jinks
Scatter brained comes to mind, also, Tom :o) But I don't know anyone by those definitive words....do you? LOL Another good (and funny) read!
Blesssings and Love ~~ Micke
Reviewed by m j hollingshead
well said
Reviewed by Barbara Smith
I for a good laugh out of this...truly enjoyed.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
SCATTER: sounds like my living arrangements...enjoyed this one, Tom...e
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