Pure, unadulterated silliness.
I have this friend who is not a bad fellow,
But he wants you to tickle him night and day.
To laugh 'til his belly shakes like Jell-o
And roll on the ground scaring children away.
He doesn't think clowns are funny.
He is scared of their big flapping shoes.
He doesn't like monkeys or Bugs Bunny.
Politicians and trick pillows fail to amuse.
So I think, and think, and think some more.
Trouble is, I am not the deepest of thinkers.
Finally take him to The Comedy Store
To watch stand-up. Stinker...stinker...stinker...
On the way back, I run my car into a tree.
When I come to, he is laughing, fit to die,
And pointing at me. I check a bit of mirror to see
What's so funny. I've got a squirrel tail for a tie!
I go to a vet and have the tail removed.
Good news is, neither of us has been injured.
I fainted, was all. Which just goes to prove
Squirrely happens, and you need to be insured.
I have stopped trying to make the lad laugh.
Ask me, he has a weird sense of humor.
Once I saw him give a feral cat a bath.
Could it be he is just a late bloomer?
(c) Phyllis Jean Green
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|Reviewed by D. Vaineo
|Phyllis, I love your silliness!
|Reviewed by Jon Willey
|"I saw my neighbor talking to my old Thom cat, he was talking 'bout uh hockey...the cat was talking back! Wasn't that a party?" The old Rover's song popped into my head the minute I read this Pea -- I bid you love and peace my dear friend -- Jon Michael|
|Reviewed by Patrick Granfors
|Squirrel meets gecko
Warren would be proud.
|Reviewed by TONY NERONE
|Why is it that after I read anything written by you I smile?
GOD BLESS YOU
|Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
|This is adorable, Pea, and I think I just found Karla's new profile picture!! LOL Well penned; delightful poem!
(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Texas, Karen Lynn. :D
|Reviewed by Carole Mathys
|Thanks for starting my weekend off on a giggle, Pea...
|Reviewed by jude forese
|just be careful the little devil doesn't take a pic up your skirt ;)
cute cute poem ...
|Reviewed by Ronald Hull
|That surely was squirrely...but don't call me Shirley. I surely hope you didn't hurt the tree, for surely a tree hugger I be, Pea. And don't call me Shirley cuz this poem is silly as can be, see?
I like nonsense. Makes more sense than moping lovesick blah, blah, blah.
|Reviewed by Felix Perry
|Love it, and love the pic.
|Reviewed by Mr. Ed
It happens around our place, just about every day.
PS: I always make my wife give the feral cats a bath, some of them have fleas!
|Reviewed by John Flanagan
|More, more, Pea!
i said the last time you're great
and i meant it so i'll say it again:
|Reviewed by Kenny Baez
|Good fun! There should be more silliness in this world. We take the serious too seriously!|