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Droddy, guttering

If you find that my tale is gutter-rhymed doggerel
(one that drives you to guttural yells)

If you find that my tale is gutter-rhymed doggerel
(one that drives you to guttural yells)

Droddy, caterwauling

well, I really can’t help that my singing’s a caterwaul.

I suggest you complain somewhere else.

well, I really can’t help that my singing’s a caterwaul.
I suggest you complain somewhere else.

Odl, speechifying

That’s because in Talwythen to rhyme is required,

and it has been since Odl the First
said that lusterless speech without form be retired
and that words may be only in verse.

That’s because in Talwythen to rhyme is required,
and it has been since Odl the First
said that lusterless speech without form be retired
and that words may be only in verse.

Odl, writing

He took pen and he issued a royal decree
written out by his powerful hand

He took pen and he issued a royal decree
written out by his powerful hand

Odl, decreeing

that took rhyming from poets and said it should be
the compulsory law of the land.

that took rhyming from poets and said it should be
the compulsory law of the land.