If Shakespeare had written…

the Hokey Pokey:

O proud left foot, that ventures quick within Then soon upon a backward journey lithe.
Anon, once more the gesture, then begin:
Command sinistral pedestal to writhe.
Commence thou then the fervid Hokey-Poke.
A mad gyration, hips in wanton swirl.
To spin! A wilde release from heaven’s yoke.
Blessed dervish! Surely canst go, girl.
The Hoke, the poke — banish now thy doubt.
Verily, I say, ‘ tis what it’s all about.

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  • bob cratchit

    Brilliant! and hilarious! Thanks for sharing.

  • Will

    I though of the revised edition of the Roman Missal when I saw this.