Lawrence Hosken: Frivolity: Poetry: Evacuation

Andrew Solovay wrote:

  Today's Chronicle has a story that definitely goes in the 
  "No Shit, Sherlock" file. Here's the first paragraph: 

       Many obese people who blame their genes or their metabolisms 
       actually fail to lose weight because they eat too much, a new 
       study concludes.

So I wrote the following poem:

If Sherlock had in fact never shat,
He too would have been fat.
His other recourse would have been extreme ya
Know--maybe something like bulimia.
So whether you face the bowl or sit upon it,
Thank gawd this is a sextet and not a sonnet.

I guess it's not a very nice poem.

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