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Entries from August 11th, 2005

Help Wanted (Not Just Poetry)

August 11th, 2005 · 2 Comments · 9to5

Although I still narrate in rhyme Listen up, there’s more this time In two weeks I will leave the state And then two more my job will wait I’ll try to leave my work completely On auto pilot, so they won’t need me But such a statement leaves most laugin’ For we all know that […]

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My Baby Can(‘t) Do Math

August 11th, 2005 · 2 Comments · Potpourri

Precious B must take a test It’s curdling her tummy The state says she must take the thing To prove she ain’t no dummy She thinks she sucks at math, but I Know damn well that’s a lie So wish her luck, for in two hours The pencil lead will fly

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DVF

August 10th, 2005 · 1 Comment · Potpourri

Always wished I could. Never thought I’d see any. Darth Vader Farmers.

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Critical Condition

August 10th, 2005 · No Comments · Potpourri

Our giant new pavillion Landed about a million Miles from where it was assembled Most parts, by percentage, Are free from break-or-bendage, But for some it’s not so simple. Some poles look like a “U”, And one is cut in two. The former’s a cinch, the latter a hitch. So today I’ll catalog The damaged […]

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If Only It Had Landed On A Witch

August 9th, 2005 · 5 Comments · Potpourri

Rob brought me the news last night. In the storm our big tent took flight. Though staked to the ground, it flew all around. We’ll survey the damage tonight. As confessed on a friend’s famous feature, at heart I’m a scroogely ol’ creature. When money’s concerned, and especially when burned, If I find I’ve been […]

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