Created 8.4.05

Trioley- written at the same time as "She Sat"

Slow and Steady


The traveller hiked across the swamp

while the rider took the long way around

and though he was constantly very damp

the traveller hiked across the swamp

and didn't stop to camp.

The rider went fast but stopped often, and came later by a bound

the traveller hiked across the swamp

while the rider took the long way around.