Apollo was challenged by Pan the piper.
Syrinx Pipes against the Tortoise Shell Lyre.
The Flutes rustic sound pleased Midas’ ears.
A follower of the God of the Sheppard’s.
Then Apollo played the Tortoise Shell Lyre.
All else praised his performance as better.
So Apollo felt Midas no longer needed a ear.
For wrongfully choosing what he did hear.