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Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks 
My nana used to say don’t go out without your vest
I wish that I had listened, cos I have an infection on my chest…
The dear old Spanish mama’s still in goose fat do believe
They say pack it on - and your chest it will relieve.

They say you just get someone you like to gently rub it on
But where will I get the geese and fat - cos I’m gonna need a ton?
They also recommend that I can use the salt so fine
That’s not a bad idea because we are close to a salt mine…

Now packed with a greased up, very salty vest 
I am wondering if… it will ever improve my chest.
I have come across a problem the grease and fat baked on so hard
I am now a tourist attraction, so stand in line and take a card.

The vest has set so well and the infection did not stay
I am waiting for the council to bring the kangos hammers near this way
We have tried a pick and shovel, a hammer and chisel too
But none will break through the vest, what am I going to do?

Google earth have now contacted me and said they will come out and re map
Because as I am a tourist attraction they want the people to come on back
I will have my own listing and for those who’s Spanish is a little weak
The literal translation to find me, just look under the words “Twin peaks.”
© ~GG~ 17/10/2102

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  1. Date: 10/23/2012 7:12:00 AM
    Cute one.Your sense of humor is a dandy.I remember those days when Vick's Vapour Rub was the cure for all those colds, chest congestion, pneumonia, sinusitis, etc.I went around smelling like it for a whole school term when I was a child.Great topic and presentation of the idea.Thanks for stopping by my blog.Sometimes in life we are issued out some very hard things but here there a tiny child with leukemia which saddens me and another one with West Nile Virus.So when I look around God is Good.SK

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    Date: 10/23/2012 7:13:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I was verbose on this one..Did not have room to sign my name..Sara
  1. Date: 10/19/2012 9:39:00 AM
    Mandy it is the application of the goose fat that is important, no need of the kangos.. ha ha, you are a gem....

  1. Date: 10/19/2012 8:46:00 AM
    Hi Mandy this put a smile on my face and brightened my day trust you, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 10/18/2012 6:58:00 AM
    Wow! I love your poem! So fascinating and I've really enjoyed reading it! Well, how are you Mandy? Wishing you all the best as always! hugs:) Leonora

  1. Date: 10/17/2012 2:55:00 PM
    ha ha ha, Mandy I knew it would be about body parts from the title, I like ...David