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As I was going up the stairs
I met a man who wasn't there!
He wasn't there again today!
I wish, I wish he'd stay away!
Written by: Hughes Mearns(1875-1965)
Waffles: It's one thing to share a poem with us. It's a completely different thing to claim/imply you wrote it.
In case you are not fimiliar with plagerism:
n. taking the writings or literary concepts (a plot, characters, words) of another and selling and/or publishing them as one's own product. Quotes which are brief or are acknowledged as quotes do not constitute plagiarism. The actual author can bring a lawsuit for appropriation of his/her work against the plagiarist and recover the profits. Normally plagiarism is not a crime, but it can be used as the basis of a fraud charge or copyright infringement if prior creation can be proved.
Now, I don't have time to call your bullshit, on a constant basis. Therefore, I shall ask you to refrain from posting other people's work without the use of quotation marks. Now, don't get it twisted, I'm no MOD, and I don't know if it's in the rules. However, I do know, I'm not the only one who feels this way.
:question: Why edit your post now? :question: This makes no sense to me.
Also, it's a fairly common rhyme, even without the movie, but ok. Pushing that aside, for a sec., when something sounds familiar enough, for you to damn near write/copy it to perfection, common sense should tell you you've heard it before.
However, I do appreciate you at least admitting it sounded familiar. Believe it or not, that shows character on your part. If it was a mistake, then: No harm, no foul.