In Competition No. 3332 you were invited to supply, in verse form, a retraction of beliefs previously believed in passionately.
You weren’t obliged to step into the shoes of a real poet but many chose to and some smart, entertaining about-turns included Robert Schechter’s ‘Palinode on a Grecian Urn’:
‘Truth is beauty,’
I said smugly,
but lived to find
that truth is ugly.
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