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Did you ever get something meaningless or silly stuck in your head that you just couldn't shake? It seems like it might just drive you mad, doesn't it!





What are these words I’ve said

They’ve got my brain all in a lock

‘N keep messin’ with my head


They spurt out when I try to speak

And wake me from my sleep

They roar at me from rushing creek

‘N from ‘neath the laundry heap


These words inside my head ingrain

As they refuse to leave my thoughts

The verbiage seems to be inane

Like that of infant-tots


Seems no matter what I try to do

Or write or try to say

These silly mixed up words of few

Come quickly into play



Has anyone a clue

Their meaning or the way to block

These words from thoughts anew


Sherry Gail Heim

September 26, 2003

Copyright © Sherry Gail Heim 2003



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Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Catchy word concoction, Sherry. Thanks for sharing the smiles via your wit. Love and best wishes to you,

Reviewed by Ian Thorpe
Could not resist the title and I have to say "ying tong yiddle - i - po"* Look, you've got me at it now.
This was good fun.
*The ying tong song was recorded by The Goons, Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan and Harry Seacome in the 1950s.
Reviewed by m j hollingshead
good one
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Methinks we all get words stuck in our heads just like when something's stuck in your throat and you can't get rid of it til it's good and ready to quit!this was very good Sherry, fun , but they can drive us batty too!;-)
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
Sherry, Thanks for the smile for my Saturday morning. Dont recall having the same problem, only when high, but I can still identify with it...such a fun write, thanks, ED
Reviewed by Jaclynn Huntington
**G** loved this! I have silly songs that do that to me.

Reviewed by T. Emilie Dybevik (Reader)
I adore silliness :) This would make for a GREAT kids book. My son would be captivated by it. I liked this :)

Thank you,
Teresa Emilie
Reviewed by SilverCeltic Moon
LOL...sounds like when I get a song I don't particularly care for stuck in my brain. Great poem. ;) Silver
Reviewed by Vicky Jeter
It is curious to me where you originally
picked it up--very catchy, indeed.
Reviewed by Trixie Love
Hi Sherry,
HAAA...I love this...
What ever it means,
it must be pretty good, since it keeps hanging

Sometimes I will go
through that, with a
silly song...Like
"Row row row your boat
gently down the stream" Oh goodness,
Now you reminded me
of that silly old song...hehehe

Trixie :)
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
No idea of the meaning, but yes I too have had this type of experience. Thanks for the sharing :-)
Reviewed by *********** ********** (Reader)

That happens to me a great deal.....a line or a word witll just keep doing laps in my head until I set it free.....Loved this Sherry! Ty, Dani
Reviewed by Taylor Trenton (Reader)
Very cute words like a nursery rhyme.
Reviewed by na na (Reader)
Yes dear Sherry sometimes my muse flips her wig and then I am bombarded with all kinds of repetitious thoughts just like these. They only make sense when she slaps me on my bald head and says: "no no no no no." Right Trixie? Such a cute poem. Bill
Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw)
Yeah, sounds like your muse is having a funny moment... great write, Sherry.... I needed some humor...
In Spirit,
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader)
Hahahah Sherry this is toooo funny.... a few years back I was sitting on my porch and this came to me out of nowhere " a hip and a hop and a tally ho" and I said WHAT? what in the heck is that....LOL..and I ended up writing a poem about it...but where in the world do these things come from....this was
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes


A little rhyme we said to "INDIAN" people when we were grandma told us if you say that to an indian they will cut your throat...because you are playing the fool with their "GODS"..because they don't eat pork...and now you are telling them that their "God " are playing with piggie
Well I never got it must of been just a funny thing to say

But it has the same beat as your Aye-Tally-Botte-Meedle-Bock

Love Tinka

Reviewed by Christine Morell
This has made my day, Sherry. I love it!
It's usually a song in my head that won't go away.A great fun poem.
~Chrissie :)
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
This was cute, I loved it! Usually its some jingle that gets stuck in mine!

Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
interesting and entertaining write; enjoyed~! (((HUGS))) and love, your texas friend, karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by Rodd Jokre
hahaha, loved it. Very cute... Thanks for sharing!
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers
This is precious! You have a great sense of humor. Loved this. Lisa

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