Moments like this

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I had a little time………………………….
……………………..so I wrote a little rhyme

You may be in doubt……………………..
………………….of what this poem’s about.

It’s not about trees………………………….
…………………..and it’s not about cheese –

though I love the stuff……………………..
………………………….and can’t get enough.

It’s not about love…………………………….
………………………or the passion thereof,

it’s not about any of the usual topics,
like nostalgia or anger or dreams of the tropics,
and although I have hung some pictures today,
that’s not really what I’m wanting to say –

I need a word that rhymes, and I’ve chosen kiss
to perfect the couplet, and tell you this –

I bet

you’re annoyed

that you’ve

wasted your time

reading

to the end

of this

pointless rhyme.

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(Thinks… maybe I can pretend that I’ve been hacked, and this is none of my doing…)

Β©Jane Paterson Basil ………. but she may deny all responsibility

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22 thoughts on “Moments like this

  1. I smiled too, I did! And I liked it too, I did! It kinda of reminded me of whathisname who wrote this – i eat my peas with honey, i’ve done it all my life, it makes the peas taste funny, but it keeps them on the knife.

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