Nonsense (according to the dictionary -
for I've just looked it up - you'll find it between Nomplicated
and Nose) means absurd or meaningless - but I don't think you'll
find these poems absurd or meaningless - well maybe just a
POEM : I Am Gone, Sir by Anonymous
I am gone, sir. And anon, sir, I'll be with you again, In a trice, Like to the old Vice, Your need to sustain. Who with dagger of lath, In his rage and his wrath, Cries 'Ah ha' to the devil. Like a mad lad, 'Pare thy nails, dad.' Adieu, good man devil.
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