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Patrick A Granfors

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  Hugo's Digest
by Patrick A Granfors
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.

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Esmeralda's Building a Rocket Ship....
Hey maybe I can sell this to CliffsNotes :-)

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Esmeralda’s shining

Eyes are growing dimmer

Djali counts with cloven hoof

As tambourine bangles glimmer

 

Wooden letters defying scarlet

Djali spells her doom

Phoebus never had intention

To be a public dancer’s groom

 

Witchcraft critics find her guilty

The murder of her love a frame

Rescued thence by Quasimodo

To the Sanctuary of Notre Dame

 

Failed encounter with undead Phoebus

Framer Frollo tries to have his way

Quasimodo Esmeralda’s guardian

Steps in again to save the day

 

Parisian Gypsies attempt their rescue

Cut to ribbons by King Louis’ men

Frollo’s deception successful capture

Esmeralda’s his again

 

Given the choice of him or gallows

Esmeralda chooses rope

He casts her to her mother’s arms

Surrendering his amorous hope

 

Quasimodo stares in disbelief

At Frollo’s demented ruse

No one could ever have imagined

She’d prefer the hangman’s noose

 

 

 

Copyright 2010 Patrick Granfors

 

 

 

 

 




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Reviewed by Ronald Hull 8/21/2010
Alas, I am unread. But a great tribute to the subject, nonetheless.

Ron
Reviewed by richard cederberg 8/19/2010
Your best work Patrick
Intelligent and thoughtful
richard
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 8/19/2010
You weave quite a tale, my friend.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 8/18/2010
Very nicely done, Patrick! Love and peace,

Regis
Reviewed by Paul Berube 8/18/2010
Well done, Patrick.
Reviewed by Sage Sweetwater 8/18/2010
Outstanding! Inspired! Original! Drama that has played out over a million years! Fresh with open revolt! Powerful! It's primal and I intend to enjoy it for the rest of the day, maybe for years. This is what the literary gods have been waiting for, Patrick! Tucked amid the finest literary surprise! Bravo!

Love,
Sage
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 8/18/2010
Patrick this is quite stunning!
Best,
Christine
Reviewed by Peter Schlosser (Reader) 8/18/2010
you could sell that digest on e-bay for a pretty penny. your literary talents really shine in a classical sort of way in this one.

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