"Magpie Eating Cake" by Rubens Peale‘The Neologist’ by Arthur Lamar Mitchell The Society March 6, 2018 Humor, Poetry 4 Comments The neologist bakes the cake, The iconoclast shreds the recipe Deems the structure all a fake, But powerless against euphony, Leaves empty gestures in his wake. Arthur Lamar Mitchell © 2017 Arthur Lamar Mitchell has a recently completed novel – ‘A Grotto in the Sea;’ Poetry set to music by seven different composers – ‘Under the Winter Sky’ set to voice and chamber orchestra music by Michael Moore. NOTE TO READERS: If you enjoyed this poem or other content, please consider making a donation to the Society of Classical Poets. NOTE TO POETS: The Society considers this page, where your poetry resides, to be your residence as well, where you may invite family, friends, and others to visit. Feel free to treat this page as your home and remove anyone here who disrespects you. Simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Put “Remove Comment” in the subject line and list which comments you would like removed. The Society does not endorse any views expressed in individual poems or comments and reserves the right to remove any comments to maintain the decorum of this website and the integrity of the Society. Please see our Comments Policy here. CODEC News:Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) 4 Responses Carole Mertz March 6, 2018 Thanks for the philosophical food for thought. (Your culinary cliche put to good use.) Loved it! And what a great photo to accompany the poem! Reply Arthur Lamar Mitchell March 18, 2018 Thanks Carole, Just a bit of humor among so much outstanding verse on this site. Arthur Reply amfmvjjh March 7, 2018 Thank you for this. Well put!write custom essays Reply click here October 23, 2018 Thanks for the philosophical food for thought. (Your culinary cliche put to good use.) Loved it! And what a great photo to accompany the poem! Reply Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.