Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership

Let's Control Pressure Cookers

Robert L. Hinshaw Avatar Robert L. Hinshaw - LIFETIME Premium Member Robert L. Hinshaw - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled Let's Control Pressure Cookers which was written by poet Robert L. Hinshaw. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

Read Poems by Robert L. Hinshaw

Best Robert L. Hinshaw Poems

+ Fav Poet

Let's Control Pressure Cookers

For years preachers have ranted and raved to control the activities of hookers!
Well, I'm proposin' that the guv-mint control the sale and use of pressure cookers!

We've seen the havoc these lethal weapons wreaked upon Olde Boston Towne.
Congress should act, now that the furor over gun control is settlin' down!

There should be background checks on little old ladies who have a yen for one,
And there should be a waitin' period to buy one just as there is for a gun!

Even though they may be designed to hold twelve quarts when locked and loaded,
Congress should limit capacity to six quarts so as not to be accidentally exploded!

I'm really concerned that I broached this urgent matter, upon serious reflection.
I fear some politico might read this and make it an issue to help in his reelection!

Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired
(c) All Rights Reserved

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment
  1. Date: 4/26/2013 4:45:00 AM
    I really enjoyed your usual style of presentation... I hope the politico have read your stand... Bravo~A.O

  1. Date: 4/22/2013 12:42:00 PM
    tickling me no end, robert.. so glad to read you again after my long break from soup.. outrageously bright!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 4/22/2013 11:50:00 AM
    Robert; I agree with you. I have never used a preasure cooker. You are right about the POLITICO. They will use anything. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 6:26:00 PM
    A very clever take on good old banning(a government hobby for which they get paid for). I'm sure my upside-down senators will get right on it.

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 6:09:00 PM
    very well done as usual. I hope you are keeping well. AGod bless you my friend.

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 5:11:00 PM
    Thanks for a good laugh today But seriously they should at least say people will need a sanity test now to own one lol SuZ

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 1:43:00 PM
    Honestly I wouldn't be surprised if some sort of litigation comes up from this, as funny as that sounds! I really loved reading this hilarious poem here this afternoon! This is quite funny, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 1:33:00 PM
    - Glad that you give of your smile ..... I was a bit sad in my last poem today. - Very enjoyable to read Robert. - Have a lovely weekend. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)