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Rob
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PostSubject: Interesting sonnet...   Tue Dec 14, 2010 5:53 am

I came across this poem this morning. Can you see anything unusual about it? Answer at the end...

Washington Crossing the Delaware
(A Sonnet by David Shulman, 1936)

A hard, howling, tossing water scene.
Strong tide was washing hero clean.
"How cold!" Weather stings as in anger.
O Silent night shows war ace danger!

The cold waters swashing on in rage.
Redcoats warn slow his hint engage.
When star general's action wish'd "Go!"
He saw his ragged continentals row.

Ah, he stands - sailor crew went going.
And so this general watches rowing.
He hastens - winter again grows cold.
A wet crew gain Hessian stronghold.

George can't lose war with's hands in;
He's astern - so go alight, crew, and win!

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Each line is an anagram of the title "Washington Crossing the Delaware." Cool!
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PostSubject: Re: Interesting sonnet...   Tue Dec 14, 2010 9:16 am

COOL......That took some talent and thinking on the writers part...... Thumbsup



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PostSubject: Re: Interesting sonnet...   Tue Dec 14, 2010 10:17 am

This is Japanese to me Ooops


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PostSubject: Re: Interesting sonnet...   Wed Dec 15, 2010 5:50 am

Wow!


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PostSubject: Re: Interesting sonnet...   Wed Dec 15, 2010 5:53 am

That's very cool, Rob. (And I don't think that I'd have figured out that each line was an anagram of the title if you hadn't told us. )


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PostSubject: Re: Interesting sonnet...   Wed Dec 15, 2010 11:53 am

Savannah wrote:
That's very cool, Rob. (And I don't think that I'd have figured out that each line was an anagram of the title if you hadn't told us. )

Yeah Rob! How cool!

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