Sunday, August 9, 2009

Yes...Courts Can Demonstrate Humor

I love it when the Court demonstrates a sense of humor.

The following is from Fisher v Lowe, 122 Mich App 418, 333 NW2d 67 (1983) and came to me via
We thought that we would never see
A suit to compensate a tree.

A suit whose claim in tort is prest
Upon a mangled tree's behest;

A tree whose battered trunk was prest
Against a Chevy's crumpled crest;

A tree that faces each new day
With bark and limb in disarray;

A tree that may forever bear
A lasting need for tender care.

Flora lovers though we three,
We must uphold the court's decree.


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