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Donna's Unicorn

Donna set out to mount a unicorn; 
but, inadvertently, she grasped his horn;  
and, unfortunately, his horn she shorn.  
She clasped in hand that torn tremendous thorn.  
Since now there's nought his forehead to adorn, 
she, per force, mounts horse; both, of course, forlorn.

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  1. Date: 12/30/2011 11:13:00 PM
    Your work reminds me of a song by the Irish Rovers. Good descriptiveness and rhyming here.

  1. Date: 11/24/2011 11:46:00 AM
    just came here to say Happy Thanksgiving and hope you are being thankful while abroad, lucky you!!

  1. Date: 11/13/2011 6:01:00 PM
    the horn the most fragil part of the unicorn in this world and the next. but we all know that they were made into whales now called Narwhales. where we cant break them any more. john

  1. Date: 11/6/2011 7:58:00 PM
    Nice write John. Thanks for the visit. Kim.

  1. Date: 11/4/2011 8:03:00 PM
    I guess the magic went when the horn did. Never mind, a horse is more than special and I'd give anything to ride one again. Poor Donna should have held the reigns! :)

  1. Date: 11/3/2011 10:16:00 PM
    Awesome piece to have stumbled upon! much enjoyed, although I got...a rather gruesome picture from this!!! Ha ha Always, Laura

  1. Date: 11/3/2011 4:09:00 PM
    hehe thorn n horn of the unicorn, mourned folorn on the rubicon, perforce dehorsed, all bets losing on, bugger hey...

  1. Date: 11/2/2011 1:06:00 PM
    WONDERFULLY WITTY and creative, John. I was laghing throughout, but guess I should have had more sympathy for the unicorn. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 10/31/2011 11:09:00 AM
    Ah the beauty of a unicorn, he drank the colors of a rainbow and headed for the universe. Lovely Vie

  1. Date: 10/31/2011 10:32:00 AM
    Interesting work..Could this be metaphoric for something else...Sara

    Smith Avatar John Smith
    Date: 10/31/2011 10:46:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I meant to write humour till his horn tore off. Metaphor? I don't even know what bubbles outta my id.
  1. Date: 10/30/2011 11:18:00 PM

  1. Date: 10/30/2011 10:35:00 PM
    nice monorhyming, john. The unicorn is my "fantasy" symbol in two of my chapbooks!

  1. Date: 10/30/2011 8:41:00 PM
    ouchymonga, as if i understood and stuff

  1. Date: 10/30/2011 7:46:00 PM
    Limerick man! Wow, you travel to other forms nicely. Uh, does this have any hidden meanings I should know about?

    Smith Avatar John Smith
    Date: 10/31/2011 8:22:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Donna, not Doona!
    Smith Avatar John Smith
    Date: 10/31/2011 8:21:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks for the kudo. Other meanings? I tried to Limerick it but couldn't. It started as humor, then she ripped off the unicorn's horn and made him a horse. Not funny. Yes, my girlfriend is Doona. What would Sigmund F make of that? Hate to think.