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Sondheim on SondHeck # 8 .

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Sondheim on SondHeck # 8 .

This is a parody on Gee Officer Krupke from West Side Story .

   Dear  Doctor  Grumpee
   Nobody  knows
   Why  I'm  hooked  on  this  site
   Writing  poetry  and  prose .
   I  write  sonnet  and  haiku
   Short  tanka  and  monoku
   Golly gee , to  me  it's  poetry flu .

     Gee  Doctor Grumpee , I'm spewing' out  words 
    I  know it  sounds  crazy  and  really  absurd
        I  ain't  no  Shakespeare
      Don't  misunderstand
   This  weird  word-flow  ain't  planned .

         It  ain't planned  ;   It  ain't  planned 
         It  ain't planned  ;   It  ain't  planned
         No.. It  ain't planned .
 
NURSE ICEMAN ; " His symptoms are so gory ".

SISTER AKSHUN ;" Lemme tell it to the ward " .

NURSE ICEMAN ; " No!  Tell it to the Surgeon " .


   Dear  Surgeon  Flick-Knife
   My words  simply  flowed
   Epigram ,  quatrain
   Tetractys  and  ode 
   Elegy  ballade
   Nonet  and  rhyme
   Suffering  scalpels ! ,  now  I'm  feeling  fine .

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  1. Date: 4/14/2010 11:57:00 AM
    Wow! What a creative perspective on writing. Good use of humor for a delightful poem. Thank you for your kind comment. Keep on writing!! Karen

  1. Date: 3/13/2010 5:43:00 PM
    I LOVE THIS SONG in West Side Story and I think you did marvelous with your parody. this one I really enjoyed. Congrats. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 3/11/2010 8:58:00 AM
    One of my favorite West Side Story songs, Sean, and I'm so pleased to see you in the winner's circle with this great new set of lyrics! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 3/10/2010 5:41:00 PM
    Congratulations on your 2nt Sean. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 3/10/2010 11:55:00 AM
    What an awesome parady....made me laugh out loud! Congratulations...so fun to read!! :)

  1. Date: 3/10/2010 11:37:00 AM
    Congrats Sean on your winning poem and placement in John's contest.. a wonderful write and win for u to so enjoy...luv.. "Sweetheart" ...

  1. Date: 3/10/2010 9:08:00 AM
    Great job, Sean! I can sing this poem... : ) Good luck in the contest, my friend. It's going to be among the top ten winners... : ) LOL! Ruben.

  1. Date: 3/8/2010 8:39:00 AM
    Nice one, Sean. I could hear music in my head when I read it. I enjoyed the fun feel in this poem. Good luck in the contest. Smiles, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 3/7/2010 11:46:00 AM
    :-) Good luck in the contest Sean. This is great!

  1. Date: 3/6/2010 9:58:00 PM
    Sean that's brilliant..........I love your whackey imagination and I love that song!

  1. Date: 3/6/2010 8:48:00 PM
    This just blew me away Sean.. a great rendition to this great song in WSS.. u have done it proud and good luck in John's contest.. its sure to DAZZLE HIM...luv.. "Sweetheart"...

  1. Date: 3/6/2010 7:26:00 AM
    Witty, upbeat and a delightful new set of lyrics for the song, Sean! Two thumbs up for this one. Hope it's in the contest; unique and clever writing. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 3/6/2010 6:52:00 AM
    and you made us feel fine dear Sean..going to my favz..:) Charma