Thursday, August 03, 2006

Poetry Thursday

Image of Grimaldi as Scaramouche
For Poetry Thursday, here is a poem incorporating part of a song.

by Julie Zaccone Stiller

Surefooted scampering
to considered completion
of the first few measures.
Bringing the audience
home with you.
Ply them with your very best,
Chiante and Gitanes.
They'll not notice
when you break into:

Scaramouche, Scaramouche
Will you do the Fandango?

Next time requires even
more fancy footwork
So they bring you home with them.
Sampling their Merlot and Mary Jane
They'll not let you exit
until you break into:

Scaramouche, Scaramouche
Will you do the Fandango?

Thanks to Queen for the lyrics from Bohemian Rhapsody. Thanks to my kids for playing this cd over and over again til I can't think of anything else *forced grimace*.


twitches said...

I love this! I totally didn't get a first that it was Queen, but once I did, this was really funny!

liz elayne said...

ok so now i have learned what they are saying in this darn song that i don't really like that gets stuck in my head. i now feel your pain.

love it!

kristen said...

i could have sworn that i responded to this -- i am delighted to know some of those words that i just sort of sounded out but didn't know what the heck i was saying are :)

nice poem too.

won't be out of my head for a while again.

Cara/Kevin said...

julie! where have you gone? your posts brighten my day!
hope all is well...