Ok, I've revised the posting.

Jonathan Morton came through with a poem. ;-).

Our apologies to John Godfrey Saxe.

There's still a bit of polish maybe possible.  I'd like to get the idea of
"there lies madness" into the stanza on economics.

Have a good chuckle!
                                               - Jim


On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 7:07 PM, Jim Gettys <j...@freedesktop.org> wrote:

> Ok, I put the poem up as is.
>
> Think about that stanza overnight.
>
> Clearly, it's the "Six men of Interstan" ;-).  I tweaked those words.
>
> Jim
>
>
> On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 6:46 PM, Jonathan Morton <chromati...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> > On 13 Feb, 2018, at 1:33 am, Jim Gettys <j...@freedesktop.org> wrote:
>> >
>> > Somehow I want to get the "there lies madness" theme in.
>>
>> I'll have to sleep on that one.  It's difficult to say precisely what you
>> want within a fixed number of syllables, while also keeping to rhyme and
>> metre.
>>
>>  - Jonathan Morton
>>
>>
>
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