The Spoonbill Generator

When Talents Droop As Feathers

One day, I hope to play the concertina.       [will h ]

You see, it's always been a dream of mine       [F ]

And yet my fingers' webbings mean a       [Helen Owly ]

Mutant such as I can't toe the line       [F ]

And yet, should someone build the right prosthesis       [will h ]

I'll play at the Carnegie, yes indeed       [F ]

A Holiday or Goodman piece is       [Kansas Sam ]

Dare I say it--better heard than seed?       [F ]

Contributors: will h, F, Helen Owly, Kansas Sam.
Poem finished: 3rd June 2005 by will h.