For a poetry group I belong to, the challenge was "A rant with the 5 words.....Cilantro, Exclusive, Unfiltered, Impartial, Agincourt:" Here is one of my submissions!
One Rant in the Grave
Agincourt! I wearied of learning this battle
When I was at school, how they prattle
About Henry V, victory over France;
But England lost in the end! Any chance
Of unfiltered truth, something impartial
And less of military kings so martial
At exclusive public schools? They say
Variety is the spice of life, so hey,
Take the Roast Beef of Old England
Add cilantro, make it not so bland!
Sermon ended, time to leave the pew.
Yours, exasperatedly, Victor Meldrew.
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