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The Sea Serpent Post by :mystikal Category :Poems Author :Oliver Herford Date :August 2011 Read :1489

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The Sea Serpent

O wondrous worm that won the Height
Of Fame by keeping out of sight!
Never was known on Land or Sea
Such a Colossal Modesty;
Never such arrogant pretence
Of Ostentatious Diffidence.
Celebrity whom none has seen,
Save some Post Prandial Marine,
No magazine can reproduce
Your Photograph.--Oh, what's the use
Of doing things when one may be
So Famous a Nonentity!





(The end)
Oliver Herford's poem: Sea Serpent

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