Sunday, 5 September 2021
Progress in Poetry: BI-LYRICAL VERSE
Goof is used here in a sense overlapping with goofball for a person whose behavior, silly and inept (or 'goofy'), is seen by others as scoff-worthy.
To date, the archives on the OEDILF site lists over 60 limerick entries that are spoofs on the classic Nantucket limericks.
Conversion disorder presenting as aphonia (the state of not being able to speak) is an occasionally encountered disorder with a psychologic basis.
You might also want to check out another example of this intriguing poetic format ('Free Verse') on the post 'Poets' Corner'.
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Posted by Giorgio Coniglio at September 05, 2021