So. The Suit-Danes in days gone by
and the leaders who paid them had courage and talent.
We've marveled at those execs' marketing campaigns.

There was Shawn Sheafson, scourge of many firms,
a disruptor of markets, iterating among foes.
This terror of the start-ups had come far.
A dropout to start with, he would flourish later on,
as his value waxed and his net worth was proved.
In the end each firm on the outlying coasts
Beyond the Valley had to merge with his
and begin to pay tribute. There was one good CEO.


This is a pastiche of Beowulf (Seamus Heaney's translation).