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Oh, Funny Owl

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Oh, Funny Owl

Oh, funny night owl; I relate
to you. I also stay up late!
My eyes, like yours, are mellow green
and staring too, but at a screen.

I stare at E-mails and TV
until I know that finally
I must retire myself to bed
and rest my weary night owl head.

I feel so rotten when I wake
I have to do a double take.
I see the clock. It's eight a.m.
I sit up grumbling, "Damn, oh, Damn."

Then brimming with new morning cheer,
I drag myself before the mirror.
And what I see upon my face
are little lines I can't erase.

Oh, funny night owl. We're not wise
with circles underneath our eyes!
And now I get to look like hell
because I love the night so well.


For the Night Owl Poetry Contest of Kelly Deschler


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  1. Date: 8/26/2014 4:58:00 PM
    I do a lot of "night owl" writing and reading, this is me! bags and circles all...Congrats dear. BG

  1. Date: 8/26/2014 11:25:00 AM
    Oh great pen Andrea! Big congrats on win! I too m a night owl !

  1. Date: 8/25/2014 4:28:00 PM
    Hi Andrea, , Congratulations, In Kelly's "Night Owl" contest. Linda

  1. Date: 8/25/2014 3:28:00 PM
    Often we do our best thinking at night, such a blanket of peace can be quiet inviting after a busy gruesome day, stay cool my little owl friend, congrats on your win, loving hugs xxx

  1. Date: 8/25/2014 11:46:00 AM
    Loved what you created here. Congrats on the win.

  1. Date: 8/25/2014 11:38:00 AM
    Be careful Andrea, you may wake up some morning with a field mouse on your pillow.

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    Date: 8/25/2014 5:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    hahaha, that would not be so bad, my cat sleeps by my pillow!
  1. Date: 8/25/2014 4:51:00 AM
    very humurous write:-) Many congrats on your win Andrea. hugs Jan xx

  1. Date: 8/24/2014 10:37:00 PM
    I guess it is unwise for humans to become night owls, but, it is hard to stay away from that life!.... This poem was very humorous and it really made me smile! Nice work, Andrea! Congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 3/1/2014 8:21:00 PM
    Andrea Such a cute and funny write. I can relate because I have insomnia and its hard to sleep. Nice job Thanks for the sweet comment on my Birthday poem. Yes, my birthday was yesterday.

  1. Date: 9/17/2013 12:44:00 PM
    Wow, This is a great poem. I love every stanza. Bravo!

  1. Date: 3/21/2013 11:22:00 PM
    As a fellow night owl I like this. There's just WAY too many things I must check up on before I hit the hay (and even when I do hit it I still, now and then, check my phone). My friend at work works at a coffee shop as well... she gets up 5 in the morning and goes to bed at midnight... I'm guessing it's all the caffeine. Even as I type this message it's almost midnight for me... fun poem!

  1. Date: 9/23/2011 6:48:00 AM
    Haha this is true for me also...I am a night owl.Enjoyed the humour here....But perhaps nancy wanted more..

  1. Date: 9/23/2011 6:18:00 AM
    We don't share the Night Owl personality..I am exhausted and ready for bed at dark..In the mornings, I can't sleep and have to get up be comforted though I look and feel the same way..Thanks for the encouraging reviews..Yes, I have written many Diminished Hexaverse. When I was trying to learn some new forms, I practiced on that one many times..Sara

  1. Date: 9/22/2011 12:40:00 PM
    Been there, done that... lol, who'm I kiddin'?... AM there DOIN' that nearly every weekday! Great write, Andrea. Happy day~N

  1. Date: 9/22/2011 4:06:00 AM
    Delighted! Excellently Crafted--I was intrigue-ed, amused, and satisfied--with PERFECTION. Hope you are healing WELL Dear Friend.

  1. Date: 9/21/2011 7:15:00 PM
    HOO are you writing about in this one...HOO could it be!?! :) Ha. I am being an idiot with ridiculous jokes today! I like your cute piece of work HOOOTIE HOOOO! Did you ever notice that owls sing the same beat, no matter where you are....it goes " HOO ha HOO...Hoo HOO! Do it aloud and you will know what I mean. (Or maybe you will just think I belong in a madhouse:)

  1. Date: 9/21/2011 2:56:00 AM
    I am smiling as i write, well done Andrea..

  1. Date: 9/20/2011 8:59:00 PM
    Cute write here dear poet ! It was a pleasure reading this witty poem Andrea ! Have a wonderful week my friend....much love, james

  1. Date: 9/20/2011 8:36:00 PM
    Love the night time and owls awesome poem p.d.

  1. Date: 9/20/2011 4:34:00 PM
    LOL, I know just how you feel - I'm not a lark either

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