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Discussion in 'Types Of Poetry' started by MsJacquiiC, Sep 6, 2006.

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    AMPHIGORY poetry is usually nonsense verse of any amount of lines, especially in the case of nonsense parodies. Silliness and wit are the main goals of the amphigory poem; something that amuses whilst requiring the least bit of inside knowledge.

    Example by Jacquii Cooke:

    excerpt from Clarice's Holiday

    Comment on ghetto stoop:

    You who cower foul are coward fowl
    like Thanksgiving turkey: stuffed indeed.
    I look forward to the pecan pie,
    yet by-and-by where is God?;
    and to whom are you giving thanks anyway?

    Posted By MsJacquiiC | Sep 6, 2006

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