The POTW: Verse Til It Hurts
This is the poem I meant to write last week, before I was intercepted by the sunbeam. Some things seem like a great idea at first. (I don't mean the poem. At least I hope I don't.) Inspired not by a person, but by an actual morning glory.
Morning Glory, Evening Gory
The promise of her purple blooms
But then she climbed the neighbors' tree
With appetite and disregard
And winter nipped those purple blooms
I really ought to think things through
Copyright © 2013 by Dave Grossman
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