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Utter Nonsense

One cold day, I was burning up
The rain outside was dry
The sunshine, mooned each falling star
Out there, inside was I

Reading, when I'm fast asleep
I saw no movement stand
I reached without and outstretched arm
to flick the fly that land

Bouncing, being very still
I thought it lively, dying
When up it sprang, just flatly
All it's energy, spent trying

Salt I sprinkled, as it poured
Atop, the underneath, it's belly
Finally flopping, to and fro
Then landing in my jelly

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  1. Date: 7/10/2009 4:08:00 PM
    Reminds me of one bright morning/ in the middle of the night/ two dead boys got up to fight....etc Delightful stuff. I feel sorry for your fly. Glad I didn't miss this one. Always, Will

  1. Date: 6/29/2009 10:08:00 PM
    I like the illiteration inside "Utter Nonsense". Your 3rd and 4th stanzas are ingenious. Even though the words don't make sense, the image does. As a kid I used to put firecrackers into toads. I think your fly had it worst than my toad.

  1. Date: 5/11/2009 9:06:00 PM
    Just got done reading all of your poems and had to put you on my fav. list. I enjoyed this one the most ,,,,Johnathon

  1. Date: 5/11/2009 7:37:00 PM
    Beautiful write! I just recently accepted Jesus as my Lord and savior. An angel came to me in a dream and called me jeremiah, my name is eduardo but I changed it to jeremiah born anew. =)

  1. Date: 4/27/2009 2:58:00 PM
    a story like this has to be true. john h l;oving iii

  1. Date: 11/30/2008 1:26:00 PM
    Congratulations Alexandra, on this one being featured this week. Well done! ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 11/29/2008 9:42:00 PM
    Sandra - Congrats on having your poetry featured this week – Great Job & God Bless, MJ

  1. Date: 11/24/2008 5:55:00 PM
    Congrats Alexandra, on "Utter Nonsense" being featured. Vince

  1. Date: 11/24/2008 11:07:00 AM
    Hey you! Congrats on a great featured write which made me smile! Happy Thanksgiving dear friend! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 11/24/2008 9:12:00 AM
    Good to see you make the front page , Alexandra ..... Hope you and yours are all AOK ......

  1. Date: 11/24/2008 6:15:00 AM
    Lol Sandra. Congratulations on your humorous poem being featured this week. Love, Carol