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JABBERWOCKY

Sunday, October 27, 2013

'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:
All mimsy were the borogoves,
And the mome raths outgrabe.

"Beware the Jabberwock, my son!
The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!
Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun
The frumious Bandersnatch!"

He took his vorpal sword in hand:
Long time the manxome foe he sought-
So rested he by the Tumtum tree,
And stood awhile in thought.

And, as in uffish thought he stood,
The Jabberwock, with eyes of flames,
Came whiffling through the tulgey wood,
And burbled as it came!

One, two! One, two! And through and through
The vorpal blade went snicker-snack!
He left it dead, and with its head
He went galumphing back.

"And hast thou slain the Jabberwock?
Come to my arms, my beamish boy!
O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!"
He chortled in his joy.

'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:
All mimsy were the borogroves,
And the mome raths outgrabe.

- Lewis Carroll

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IMEMINE1 10/29/2013 6:18PM

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JSTETSER 10/29/2013 5:45AM

    Ha! I have students who talk like that!

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GRAYLADY13 10/29/2013 2:48AM

    We recently watched the Johnny Depp version. Gotta love it.

Bright blessings!

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LINDAKAY228 10/28/2013 1:48PM

    Great!

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KATENURTURE 10/27/2013 11:29PM

    A classic. Enjoyed it again. emoticon

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PINKNFITCARLA 10/27/2013 10:41PM

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HONOURIA 10/27/2013 8:14PM

    O hurray! Hurray!
The poem's great oday, soothesay.
Methinks you marvelous good 'on
to wow us with this jabber fun :o)


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BZJOHNSON 10/27/2013 7:16PM

    I memorized this in college .....I have NO idea why.

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TEENY_BIKINI 10/27/2013 6:08PM

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KAYTERTOTS 10/27/2013 2:13PM

    Omg! That's me! Forced to memorize a poem when i was 14 so I picked this one! Lol I love it !

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HGSGUY 10/27/2013 12:43PM

    You see much on your walks! You even see things with your mind's eye that others pass by.
Splendid job!

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GARDENQE2 10/27/2013 12:35PM

    HEE! HEE!
I have a friend who was "forced" to memorize a poem in grade school. He chose this one as sort of a protest. It's been 65 years and he still can declaim it from memory! emoticon

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KELPIE57 10/27/2013 11:49AM

    So what's your Jaberwock. emoticon

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