Tennyson's Light Brigade (April 10)


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    Tennyson's Light Brigade (April 10)

    #9 Rewrite a famous poem as a Limerick.


    Tennyson's Light Brigade
    A group of six-hundred on horse
    Attacked a superior force
    They didn't ask why
    They were sentenced to die
    But someone had blundered, of course
    Everything you want is just outside your comfort zone.
    — Robert G. Allen

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    That's pretty much it! They're harder than I thought these, aren't they?

    Not sure about the "but" in the last line. It throws up an inconsistency with the former line, perhaps. I would have put "'cause" instead, but I think that's because I'm reading full-stops at the end of lines 2,3,4 & 5. Reading through again without one on 3 fixes my read of it... if that makes sense?!
    “Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won't have to hunt for happiness.”



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    Maybe "Though"? I'll contemplate it.
    Everything you want is just outside your comfort zone.
    — Robert G. Allen

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