The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #59418 Message #1599622
Posted By: Amos
07-Nov-05 - 08:10 PM
Thread Name: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Rapaire he offers sanctimony
To win dear Mother's favours
And Bunnhabain bring chauvinists
Old nationalist ravers,
I cannot try to condescend
With vague important airs
And I won't go down to the nation's ends
To dredge up arms from bears.
But I will stay beside our Mom
Through slow times and frenetic
And offer her my silly lines
And musings all poetic.
Then let who still must brag brag more
And make assertions royal,
While we who really love our Mom
Stay here at home, and toil.
Mater et Fecalori
Pontificus Coupletus Inanus, Factorum Senatii
Rome, A.D. 23
Sentiment O. Verbering, trans.
Little, Thoughts, San Francisco, 1929