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11:26 pm: I have started writing a description of the boundary of Greater London in iambic pentameter.

Uxbridge is where our Journey will Begin;
where Oxford Road does bridge the River Colne;
our Boundary does chase the Torrent north;
til Hertfordshire we touch, and then go East


i may have gone a little crazy.

you see, someone asked on IRC to what extent were we allowed to use official government maps which actually define boundaries. and i said, no, you can't. but you can use the prose descriptions attached to them. and then i said that, come to think of it, you could use verse descriptions attached to them, as well, were there any.

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From:annie_lyne
Date:February 4th, 2008 11:58 pm (UTC)
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now you have to write A Sonnet To Buckinghamshire or Greater Woking or something like that.
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From:abigailb
Date:February 4th, 2008 11:59 pm (UTC)
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I've got far more stanzas of this to do, yet.

I wonder if I can get in the word 'Girt' in there somewhere.
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From:annie_lyne
Date:February 5th, 2008 12:01 am (UTC)
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Ooh! I know. Anglesea is girt by water! Use that!
From:thatmakesmemad
Date:February 5th, 2008 08:42 am (UTC)
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Its the cold getting to you. you'll pull an Oates if not careful. Go to your doctor for a prescription for a boiler repair
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From:blue_mai
Date:February 5th, 2008 10:04 am (UTC)
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when it's done it will be a Great Work.
do you know Smoke? content and quality variable but i like it.
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From:tea_cantata
Date:February 5th, 2008 11:46 am (UTC)
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The two middle lines aren't quite iambic pentameter, but would be with the addition of two syllables each. This looks like prospective glorious silliness, though.
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From:abigailb
Date:February 5th, 2008 01:23 pm (UTC)
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I swear they had ten syllables when I typed them!
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From:pjc50
Date:February 5th, 2008 01:42 pm (UTC)
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This is excellent :)
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