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Why The Sun Works to Rule

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Below is the poem entitled Why The Sun Works to Rule which was written by poet Ken Duddle. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Why The Sun Works to Rule

At 10 A.M on Friday 13th July The Sun emerged from a cloud. After five minutes shining bright thought, 'Sod this, I'm going back to bed. right now' The Weather King called up Rain But only got an answer phone. Thor the God of thunder, was sick in bed. An accident with a hammer it was thought. Try as he might, the Weather King Could not find someone to replace The stubborn immovable Sun. Who was now working to rule. A better deal was his demand. It was agreed for shorter hours And if Sun was late rising Overcast would cover the time. Longer holidays was also agreed. Fourty-eight to fifty weeks per year. So if you want to see Summer Sun. Don't blink when looking in England, Because he might not be there.

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  1. Date: 7/13/2012 7:34:00 AM
    Wow where did this week go? I am reading some amazing poetry this morning. It was a pleasure to read yours and I thank you for sharing it Ken. Have a great weekend and I will be back Monday to read more. Love, Carol

    Duddle Avatar Ken Duddle
    Date: 7/13/2012 7:53:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks. Written a few weeks back but as its Friday 13th and Overcast has come out thought it suitable today.
  1. Date: 7/13/2012 6:56:00 AM
    Very funny... on second thought... maybe not so funny... But I like the poem... Terry

    Duddle Avatar Ken Duddle
    Date: 7/13/2012 7:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks. It was written a few weeks back and just found it. As it's Friday 13th and a bit overcast outside I thought it was apt for today. Not sure about the title. first thing I thought of.