Tag Archives: Poetry

A Winter Poem

Snowball

by Shel Silverstein (via my mom)

I made myself a snowball
As perfect as could be,
I thought I’d keep it as a pet,
And let it sleep with me.
I made it some pajamas,
And a pillow for its head,
Then last night it ran away,
But first – it wet the bed!

A Tragic Ode to Condiments with An Unusually Abrupt Ending (by special request)

Why did God make our hearts so red?
Why is the sun so yellow?
Why is the snow so fluffy and white?
“The answer is plain!” I must bellow

Creation points to divine perfection
That which is Good and Sweet
All things on Earth are based on condiments,
Adding flavor/depth to all we eat Continue reading

Breaking News, People – Thirsty Thursday is Back!

($1.06 with tax)

Ode to Sonic’s Thirsty Thursdays

(originally posted April 3, 2008)


How do I love thee, Thirsty Thursdays at Sonic?
Let me count the ways
They number four and two score ounces,
One for each in that Styrofoam cup on those ruby red trays, Continue reading

Roses are Red, My Tires are Black

Roses are red
My tires are black
My front tire blew out
Stupid nail (maybe tack)

I turned on my hazards
I pulled over quick
The tire was ruined
My stomach was sick Continue reading

Thank You, Mr. Longfellow

I heard the bells on Christmas Day
Their old, familiar carols play,
And wild and sweet
The words repeat
Of peace on earth, good-will to men! Continue reading