Godfather

Marlon Brandreth

With a life far from humdrum
Marlon was a conundrum
Of consonants,
Of great and little consequence,
A disemboweller of vowels,
A thrower-in of towels,
A dispenser of growls,
A collector of owls.
Plainly no pushover
Despite the bright pullover,
With eyes impossible
To pull the wool over.

The grand man of letters.
The godfather of sweaters.

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