Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Anywhere EXCEPT a Holden deale
The finals of the Australian poetry contest last year came down to
>>finalists. One was a Melbourne University Law School graduate from
>>upper-crust family. He was well bred and well connected. The other
>>finalist was a Bogan from Broadmeadows TAFE.
>>The rules of the contest required each finalist to compose a
>>poem in one minute or less, and the poem had to contain the word
>>The Melbourne uni grad went first. About 30 seconds after the clock
>>started he jumped up and recited the following:
>>"Slowly across the desert sand
>>Trekked the dusty caravan
>>Men on camels, two by two
>>Destination - Timbuktu."
>>The audience went wild.
>>How, they wondered, could the Broadmeadows Bogan top that? The
>>started again and the second contestant sat in silent thought.
>>in the last few seconds, he jumped up and recited:
>>"Tim and me, a-huntin' went.
>>Met three ****s in a pop-up tent.
>>They was three, we was two,
>>So I bucked one and Timbuktu."