Early Poetry

I just realized I had a little something special I could have shared with you all, so I’m sharing it.

I don’t usually do poetry these days, but when I was younger I idolized people like Shel Silverstein and Dr. Seuss for being able to rhyme and make me laugh (or at least smile) at the same time. I thought I could do it, so I wrote a lot of little poems. Not many of them were any good, but this little gem managed to shine despite my obvious lack of talent:

Good Life?

“We’ve lived a very good life,”
A husband said to his wife.
“Oh have we?” she said,
As he got into bed,
And she cut off his head with a knife.

It still makes me smile over a decade later.

That’s all for now. Just wanted to share that little bit of funny with you. Have a great day!

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2 Responses to “Early Poetry”


  1. 1 Delirious June 3, 2008 at 7:28 am

    Erm…..I’m not sure you should write children’s books. 😉


  1. 1 Best of All Time (as of end of 2009) « The Mediocre Renaissance Man Trackback on January 5, 2010 at 11:23 am

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