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The Poet Laureate's Plea

In response to Tim Blair's post about British Poet Laureate Andrew Motion's important verse on the issue of Iraq and Mr. Blair's resulting request, I give you:

The Poet Laureate's Plea
by Justin Katz

I'm a busy man, with barely breath to rhyme;
my stipend goes less far than in Lord Alfred's time.
So, whatever your opinions on the issues lying 'round,
just speak them to yourself and consider me profound.

Posted by Justin Katz @ 01:27 PM EST