Submit a Poem
Get Your Premium Membership
spacer
 

Beneath The Yellow Page

James Marshall Goff Avatar James Marshall Goff - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail Go to Poets Blog Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled Beneath The Yellow Page which was written by poet James Marshall Goff. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

Read Poems by James Marshall Goff

Best James Marshall Goff Poems

+ Fav Poet

Beneath The Yellow Page

I know most of the places my pens have hidden
There's one at the bottom of the trash
But he'll be gone soon
If I don't need his services before I take it down
To the dumpster
Behind the bookcase most likely lurks a favorite or two
But really quite a bit of labor to free them
The pens in bed are easy to recover
Their pin-prick in the middle of the night
Reveals their hiding place
I know there are numerous pens in my picnic basket
Never can remember for sure
Impossible to discover
So in goes another
I did try to look
When I could finally open my eyes
You were there
I knew you would be





06/10/12
9:49am
© All Rights Reserved

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment
 
  1. Date: 7/20/2012 3:12:00 PM

    You fooled me James. thought this was going to be about the phne book but you took it in an entirely different direction. Nice work!

  1. Date: 7/1/2012 3:00:00 PM

    YES I have not packed a pen THAnks!! lIGHT & lOVE

  1. Date: 6/10/2012 3:05:00 PM

    thanks for your kind comments God bless from diane

  1. Date: 6/10/2012 1:19:00 PM

    Cute..Somethings just a a way of disappearing..Enjoyed reading this afternoon..Sara

  1. Date: 6/10/2012 1:13:00 PM

    Those who seek....will find James. - Like it, well done. - oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 6/10/2012 9:17:00 AM

    yep! I am forever losing my pens! Enjoyed this one, Jimbo! hugs, Catie :)