Knights At The Fair
a glorious day on these fields of green.' said Al
knights were off duty and at the local fair.
an annual feast of fun, food – festival!
Gene and Lady Linda were also there.
a coconut at which thou throwest a ball;
nut there fall a prize be one.' Gene to Linda
'But mark ye no magic or God curse us all!'
Dirk and Hank thought this was a winner.
and John watched the boxing, awaiting Sir Len
every year dispatched many a foe int' ring.
this year was large a field and most open.
fighting was Dick Grimm a man most daring.
was peace and calm and as it should be – for now;
with the knights one never knew the end – and how!
fight broke out at the coconut shy – cheating --
fair-man had a-glued the nuts into their place!
Dirk and Hank caught him with winnings – fleeing.
big crook Grimm noticed this with scowl on his face.
had his cronies -- wanted to make a killing;
the stalls were rigged to lose and he would do well
villagers would offer up a shilling –
the pesky knights were all there and giving him hell.
the boxing Len was fair rampant and winning.
and John were cashing in on his great success;
fed up with the knights did get into the ring.
we would see if the words were matched with prowess.
Grimm's glove a horse-shoe had – 'twas nought but a cheat!
rigged fight most foul – did this mean Len would be beat?
ten rounds Sir Len had suffered a whacking
Dave and John both looked at Grimm and smelled a rat.
went to his corner and checked of his strapping;
the horse-shoe and gave Grimm the what's what!
it was known that Grimm was a crook hereabout.
of his cronies were there many for the fights;
started things by giving Grimm a massive clout
everyone piled in – especially the knights!
Gene and magic-less Linda did take score
thus far the knights were winning by just a head.
soon it was all over when called in 'the law',
was just right before someone ended up dead.
all dusted down 'the law' cuffed all of the cheats;
as reward King Al gave the knights Royal Treats.