Wednesday, 13 May 2009

Poetry Wednesday.....



Another day, another poem, I got my days mixed up - it's an age thing! Taking my lead from Jacqueline over at Love-Beauty-Simplicity, another poem with the theme of women in the world....

Why Dorothy Wordsworth is not as Famous as her Brother
By Lynn Peters

'I wandered lonely as a . . .
They're in the top drawer, William,
Under your socks -
I wandered lonely as a -
No not that drawer, the top one.
I wandered by myself -
Well wear the ones you can find,
No, don't get overwrought my dear,
I'm coming.'

'I was out one day wandering
Lonely as a cloud when -
Soft boiled egg, yes my dear,
As usual, three minutes -
As a cloud when all of a sudden -
Look, I said I'll cook it,
Just hold on will you -
All right. I'm coming.

'One day I was out for a walk
When I saw this flock -
It can't be too hard, it had three minutes.
Well put some butter in it.
-This host of golden daffodils
-As I was out for a stroll one -

'Oh you fancy a stroll, do you.
Yes, all right William. I'm coming.
It's on the peg. Under your hat.
I'll bring my pad, shall I, in case
You want to jot something down?'

6 comments:

  1. oh AMEN! hehehe....


    Very good M...lol...

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  2. Cute. I like a poem that does not take itself too seriously.

    So you getting muddled about day of the week got us two poems from you. How nice is that!

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  3. Poor Dorothy! Good fun, Michael.

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  4. I like it, Michael. It probably explains why I am enjoying living alone, which I am for the first time in my life. No-one to interrupt my reveries! Not that I'm producing much creatively, but there's always that chance!

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  5. She really should get more credit than the literary gods have allowed! This was delightful!!
    I left a virtual tutorial as a response to your thoughts on THE VELVETEEN RABBIT; so have look when you get a chance.

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