Yes, yes—I know you think You’re a poet but . Have you never thought You’re a poet only . When writing and not Ballyhooing in a cage before . The likes of John Q. Public Like a monkey in a zoo? . If not, please note such Knowledge helps you . Keep your mind composed, Off the subject and not . Going bananas if you do.
Moderator’s comment: Call me Ishmael, mate, but if you can’t see that this is a bull’s eye gaff from that grand old man of piercing wit and sure-fire aplomb aimed at those blubbering pompous purveyors of purloined poetry, you don’t know a “gaff” from a “gaffe” and it’s time to put a patch over your “good” eye, too.
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