HCC: HCC #16

Tom Russell joltcity at gmail.com
Tue Dec 28 20:15:22 PST 2010

On Dec 27, 3:25 pm, Phantasm <phantom_belc... at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I've been reading a lot of the classics lately, especially during this
> past week when I didn't have much Internet access; Homer's Illiad and
> Odyssey, Sophocles' Oedipus Rex, Virgil's Aeneid, Dante's Divine
> Comedy, the Poetic and Prose Edda, and many of Shakespeare's plays,
> primarily his tragedies such as MacBeth and Hamlet, among others.
> One thing about all these stood out.  The majority of the classics
> I've read recently are written in verse, including the plays.
> So, with all this in mind, this month's challenge is The Epic Poem.
> It doesn't have to be "epic" by any real definition, but it *has* to
> be written in verse.  This could be Shakespeare's iambic pentameter,
> rhyming couplets, song verse, opera, Japanese haiku, or even dirty
> Irish limericks.
> Deadline... let's call it January 16th?

I hearby release Haiku Gorilla into the public domain (if I haven't

==Tom, just stopping by, gents.

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