[LMB] 12 days of Winterfair, and Seasons Greetings

Karen Hunt huntkc at gmail.com
Fri Dec 29 21:56:51 GMT 2017


On Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 4:34 PM, Fred Smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>
wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 02:06:59PM -0500, Katherine Collett wrote:
> > On Dec 27, 2017, at 8:50 PM, Karen Hunt <huntkc at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > A raven in a maple tree
> > >
> > >> Two brillberry breads
> > >> Three French plebes
> > >> Four district fairs
> > >> Five golden coins
> > >>
> > >> Six skellyta waving
> > > Seven fireworks flashing
> > > Eight Vor a-fighting
> > >
> > >> Nine Counts accounting
> > >> Ten lords a leaping
> > >> Eleven Armsmen arming
> > >> Twelve troikas trotting
> > >>
> > >
> > > So that's what we've put together so far!
> >
> > I would like to suggest that, while we've never (seldom?) seen an
> Armsman arming, either himself or his lord, we have very often seen armsmen
> coping, usually brilliantly (these are almost always Vorkosigan armsmen,
> after all), with whatever situation is at hand.  So, Eleven Armsmen coping?
>
> and since I'm the one who suggested "arming", here's another thought:
> Eleven armsmen guarding
>

That has a very nice assonance, yes!

Karen Hunt


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