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The Great Debater

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The Great Debater

I am the great debater, and the world my only stage
I prime my proper thoughts preparing for  the lone spotlight 
I revel in religious rants that rage across the page
while I oppose audacious offal torn from tongues I fight.

I am the great orator, on the altar I dictate
which paltry pandered profferings that I choose to destroy
with volumous vernacular aimed always at the state
the off'ring of opponent's offense crumbles like a toy.

I am the master of my words in argument sublime
with chilling winds of wisdom I send blizzards to the fore
my avalanche cascades as counterpoints are caked with rime
I am the great debater, and shall be forevermore.

Written in septanary meter.

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  1. Date: 2/10/2010 8:10:00 AM
    I love the third line! Sounds like someone we know. Hmmm,...I wonder.

  1. Date: 2/9/2010 8:47:00 AM
    Interesting philandering rambling thoughts that you presented for us to ponder on the stool of the philosopher that plunders. Keep the creative pen flowing. Sara

  1. Date: 2/9/2010 7:57:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your awesome poetry with us today Curt. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/9/2010 2:00:00 AM
    Thats actually really good.... but i still dont like you

  1. Date: 2/9/2010 1:54:00 AM
    Thats genius,7, but you dont have the power to back your prideful boast. Too afraid of love to find the truth and power.

  1. Date: 2/8/2010 11:33:00 PM
    Excellent

  1. Date: 2/8/2010 9:19:00 PM
    Awesome story flow, and very good rhyme Curt. Sincerely, Moses