Since I "helped" with editing for Civilized Beasts (poetry anthology due out next year,) I was asked to provide a brief biographical note in the form of a poem. Tempted by the suggestion of a limerick, but I settled on the quatrain in the style of Omar Khayyam/Edward FitzGerald.
Alas! Poor Altivo's lived long in the past. Some people will tell you he's only half-assed. Dream-ridden, Shakespearean, equine is he: Neither grey mule nor donkey but horse scholiast.