Tuesday, March 27, 2012

News at Eleven (Back Page): [James] McIntyre's most famous

work has a dairy theme. "Ode on the Mammoth Cheese," inspired by an Ingersoll cheese weighing over 7,000 pounds, can still be recited by heart by Canadians of a certain age. We can offer only a few verses:

We have seen thee, queen of cheese,

from The Tyee: Canada's Five Worst Poets: Are You Number Six?


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