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Name Dropping
by Eileen Clemens Granfors
Sunday, June 05, 2011
Rated "G" by the Author.
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I cleared this with Patrick. I didn't want his fans to think I was whining and destroying his otherwise faultless reputation on the den.


Name Dropping

My uncle called me puppy because I was a big eyed imp.

I was the smallest, so neighbor kids called me shrimp.

My brothers called me Sis or Sister,

Except for teasing; then it was “Here’s Blister.”

 

In junior high the queen bees decided I walked funny

They called me “happy butt” to make my world less sunny.

In Missouri my first teacher read off Sam for Clemens, my last name

And that stuck throughout the school, though the heritage I can’t claim.

 

In teaching, I was “Teacher,” sometimes Mrs. G,

You can be assured there were a lot more names, I’d just as soon not be.

My kids think “Moth” is hilarious, from the Bart Simpson cartoon

I like Granny E from my dear little ones, who send me over the moon.

 

At home though, I’m a cipher, a nameless background buzz,

No honey, no dear, no sweetie pie, no sweetheart, though once I was.

The pain of being nobody, to not be differentiated from the dog

Is a constant pinch that makes me feel alone in a domestic fog.

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Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 6/7/2011
Guilty. Not by choice, perhaps by (bad)habit. Practice makes perfect my sweet Eileen. You can be my personal trainer. p
Reviewed by Elizabeth Price 6/7/2011
For shame Patrick. Background buzz? Great writing though. I think you should be getting flowers. Liz
Reviewed by D Johnson 6/6/2011
Seems like I just read this the other day, 'cept no picture.

Cheers,
Dan
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 6/6/2011
Lovely indeed..the photo is awesome..Hugss
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 6/6/2011
Delightful poem, Eileen; well done! And I LOVE the picture!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Texas, Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Phillip William Allen 6/5/2011
I really enjoyed this pen.Thank you for sharing it.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 6/5/2011
"his faultless reputation on the den"

Are you kidding, where did you EVER get that idea, he is so FAR from FAULTLESS that even I look like an angel in comparison to him...LOL

Oh & the names you got are nothing compared to the ones I got hung with...still an enjoyable read...e
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 6/5/2011
Okay, then, how about Master? Your Highness?
Now surely with Patrick's rich imagination he can come up with a charming name for you? If not, he can pick one of the above I have chosen for him. Sound good? :)
Christine
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 6/5/2011
I read this somewhere else. You must have posted it elsewhere. Ah, still funny.
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