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Calavera a Pinkie Pie

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What is a Calavera?

A Calavera Literaria is a satirical poem, written as an epitaph, about a person, relative or friend. It usually depicts that person being taken to the afterlife/grave/tomb/cemetery by the personification of Death, the "Grim Reaper", while describing habits and attitudes or funny anecdotes about that (still living) person.

It's usually written as a group of strophes with four verses and "free rhyme", so it's up to the writer to decide the rhyme between verses.

This particular set of Calaveras are written as a Cuarteta (fisrt verse rhymes with the third and the second with the fourth) of eight syllabes.

And, because personal preferences, I decided that nopony would die, so I decided that every pony would trick the Death into... well... don't take them to the afterlife, in a way that made sense according to the character.

ALL THE MANE SIX



ROUGH TRANSLATION

:bulletred:Since I wrote this in Spanish and in Rhyme, translating it into English, still making sense and Rhyming too, is very VERY difficult. Spanish is a very flexible language, so one can change the order of the words Yoda-style and still makes sense; Also, in Spanish there is something known as "Grammatical Gender" that gives a gender to the nouns; that means that the Death is a SHE (La Muerte) and because that, it's called "Flaca", "huesuda", "catrina", "calaca", etc.

So, TL;DR: I apologize to the non-Spanish-Speakers, because this probably will not make any sense to you anyway...
Calavera to Pinkie Pie
Here exists a pink pony
(there is no one else like her)
with an untidy mane
and Pinkie Pie is her name.

Everybody knows her
and they know her very well;
if you want to throw the biggest party
you know who to call.

Trotting at a slow pace
she arrived to Sugar Cube Corner
but a visitor she found
waiting inside.

It was the Death itself
wrapped in a black mantle.
“I came here, mischievous girl
to take you to the graveyard.”

But comedy doesn't wait,
and even though Pinkie was prepared
she couldn't hold it anymore
and burst out laughing.

The Grim Reaper didn't expect that,
and with a “thud”
she wasn't anymore;
the Death had vanished.

Now, if you could,
please remember certain song:
“you must laugh with courage
so the ghostly go away”

“Looks like this story
was being told by Zecora*
and so, with that accent
you will read it from now”

*Makes a lot more sense in Spanish</b>

Attribution time!

The vectors used in this deviation are:
●"[](/Party)" by ~SilverVectors
●"Sugarcube Corner Lobby" by *Firestorm-CAN

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Annie-Aya's avatar
¡¡¡Me encanto!!!
De todas las mane six, esta ha sido la calavera que mas me ha gustado. Y no es solo porque Pinkie es de mis favoritas o algo así, no, sino por como lo has escrito:

-Las rimas son fluidas
-Todo encaja perfectamente
-Puntuación perfecta
-Creatividad sin límites
-Originalidad

Claro, todo es opinión mía, pero, para mi, esta ha sido la mejor calavera de todas~
Las demás son excelentes también, créeme, tambien me gustaron mucho, pero esta ha sido mi favorita. <3