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Friday, July 19, 2013

Ode To Delores

Once more, Delores, of The Feathered Nest as issued her challenge.
Once more, I harness the old brain and shove it into overdrive . . .
This weeks Wednesday's Words?
Gregarious, munchkin, tipple, faint, carousing, bed pan
What am I gonna do with that . . .?
What else . . . a poem!

Delores, evil genius, you,
“Write,” you say. And write we do.
And from the words that you present,
We must weave something opulent.
But tell me how, with words I paint,
I’ll match gregarious with faint?
And Munchkin, I don't have a clue . . .
Do Munchkins tipple? Tell me. Do.
I’ve left carousing to the end,
For what to do with that, my friend?
I don’t carouse, and never will,
But nothing else will fit the bill.
I’m giving up, my brain is numb,
And feeling just a little dumb.
There is no way, it’s just too queer,
To fit a bed pan somewhere here.
And so I’ll stop, I’ve ‘uncle’ said.
My brain has gone from numb . . . to dead.

P.S. I love this! Keep them coming, my friend!
P.P.S. Drop over to Delores' blog and check out what the others came up with!

10 comments:

  1. I'll try not to be quite so evil next week. In the meantime I am humbled beyond measure to have a poem written in my honour.

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  2. HaHaHa. I congratulate all of you around the globe who chew those words up and spit 'em out.

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  3. Ooooo ... nice approach, explaining why you can't use the words, and - in the process - using the words! ... I like it!

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    1. It was my Husby's idea. Clever, clever boy!

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  4. Your brain may be numb, but it still turned out a good poem.

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  5. That was fun! I guess I'm glad Delores has an evil streak! :) Way to turn lemons into lemonade!

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    1. Oh, she definitely does! And thank you!

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