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Not My Day

Cock-a-doodle-do,the sun is shining through,
Light appears in the sky,darkness turns to blue,
Sneakers or shoe,what do you think my boo,
Left my umbrella at home,rain soaked my shoe,
Achoo-acho-acho,now I have the flu,
Head-ache and cold,seems I caught them too,
My muscles are aching,shivering right through,
Hate taking tablets,a cup of herbal tea will do,
Ahhh-ya-yi,kicked the wall,my God what a blow,
Wobbling to the bathroom,now I broke my toe,
Sitting in the doctors' coach, perched like a crow, 
Darn plaster polish,messing up my flow,
She loves me,she loves me not,what will this flower choose,
Came home early,sick,battered and bruised,
Heard basket ball on the t.v,my boo only watches news,
Burst into the bedroom,to see her hugging another dude,
Bye,bye,bye,pack your things and go away,
I gave you my all,why,why did you stray,
Woke up this morning,energetic and gay,
One thing for certain,today wasn't my day...


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  1. Date: 3/19/2013 2:04:00 AM

    just the perfect definition of a day gone bad

  1. Date: 11/12/2012 4:30:00 PM

    Been in those days before but it makes me appreciate the better days when they come. Enjoyed. Michael

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 11/13/2012 3:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    lol,me too michael,thanks much
  1. Date: 11/4/2012 8:10:00 AM

    I feel bad for laughing at the misfortune but you are a funny guy. Well done and I pray for you to have an amazing day and that this poem was a flight of fantasy not your reality.

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 11/5/2012 4:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    it's fantasy Richard,just expressing,thanks Richie
  1. Date: 10/14/2012 12:35:00 PM

    wow...bad day but expressed in a funny way,good write :)

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 10/14/2012 5:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks Sandra,lol
  1. Date: 9/25/2012 5:36:00 PM

    Yeah... there will be days like that! Good poem... Terry

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 9/26/2012 3:44:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hope not very often,lol,thanks Terry
  1. Date: 9/3/2012 4:53:00 PM

    You had me chuckling with this poem and it certainly was not your day. A nice humorous poem. love phyl

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 9/5/2012 7:33:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks Phy,happy to make you happy
  1. Date: 9/3/2012 10:20:00 AM

    You are so talented!

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 9/3/2012 10:27:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    honoured,thank you very much Vesna
  1. Date: 8/15/2012 9:46:00 PM

    Ah!...a day of character buildig! lol! Good write Cynthia

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/16/2012 2:01:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    yes it was,only kidding,thanks Cynthia
  1. Date: 8/10/2012 3:51:00 PM

    how true...it happen to me...i really want to learn to write like you! Even though i'm kinda like an old school type.

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/11/2012 12:43:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks Lide,let your imagination go
  1. Date: 8/8/2012 8:45:00 AM

    What a lucky day! LOL. I love again this one. I enjoyed reading it. Excellent write. Thanks for sharing, Richard.

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/8/2012 8:11:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks Leonora
  1. Date: 8/6/2012 10:21:00 PM

    the sound and tonality of your work lift me up...enjoyed the hip-hop feel of your morning's crack... well done, richard!..:)huggs

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/7/2012 9:41:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    oxoxox thanks Nette,hope to crack you up some more lol
  1. Date: 8/6/2012 6:26:00 PM

    I like this one. It made me laugh. Sometimes it is not getting up atall. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/7/2012 9:40:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks much Lucilla
  1. Date: 8/4/2012 10:23:00 PM

    Your wit comes shining through Richard. Enjoyed.

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/7/2012 9:39:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks Sherese
  1. Date: 8/4/2012 8:21:00 PM

    Very clever although I know this feeling...very descriptive and well written poem...

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/7/2012 9:39:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hahaha thanks Doreen
  1. Date: 8/4/2012 1:25:00 PM

    enjoyed this witty write, my friend

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/7/2012 9:38:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks Jack
  1. Date: 8/4/2012 8:17:00 AM

    What is your day, Richard? This is sure not everyone's day! Funny poem out of all that. That will give everyone gray hair. Entertaining. Love ya, Toquyen

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/7/2012 9:37:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    love ya too Toquen,thanks much
  1. Date: 8/3/2012 12:13:00 PM

    Hi Richard certainly not anyones day I hope, always a pleasure to read your work, very good my friend, all the best Owen

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/3/2012 7:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    no it isn't Owen,just being funny.thanks
  1. Date: 8/3/2012 8:24:00 AM

    awwh, what but a poetic observation and rant about a day in your life, richard... darn good job!..:) huggs

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/3/2012 7:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    only kidding ,thanks Nette
  1. Date: 8/2/2012 4:43:00 PM

    Excellent write here Richard..I'm sure we all had these types of days at one point in our lives that we can relate to this..keep your head up!!

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/3/2012 7:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    always,thanks PG Ink
  1. Date: 8/1/2012 10:37:00 PM

    I will always love you....deep down in my heart your days are not lost... soup mail soup mail

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/2/2012 3:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks Carma,happy to know I have a shoulder to cry on,,
  1. Date: 8/1/2012 5:20:00 PM

    whoa that is a bad day....thank you so much for the well wishes and prayers for my health...I am still recovering but hopefully all will be well.

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/2/2012 3:25:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    it will be,thanks Doris
  1. Date: 7/31/2012 6:30:00 PM

    Well not sure the interpertation of your intent..That sounded like a very unpleasant day for you..Cold, flu, and all those bumps and falls..Interesting work for sure..Thanks for stopping by, reading, and commenting on my work..Your presence was uplifting..Sara

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/2/2012 3:24:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    just being funny Sara,thanks
  1. Date: 7/31/2012 5:44:00 PM

    wow sounds like everyone of my days

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/2/2012 3:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hahaha hope your days get better Lisa
  1. Date: 7/31/2012 4:46:00 PM

    Poor baby, maybe tomorrow you will seize the day and claim it as your own, thanks for dropping in Richard, hugs vie

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/2/2012 3:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hope soooooo,thanks Vie
  1. Date: 7/31/2012 3:56:00 PM

    Wow, what imagery! Unfortunately I can relate.

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/2/2012 3:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks Meera,just being funny
  1. Date: 7/31/2012 3:12:00 PM

    A day where everything is perfect (?) Who has...(?) - We have had tremendous rain and thunder all day. - Well done poem, wish for a better day tomorrow Richard. - big hug // Anne-Lise :)

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/2/2012 3:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    haha never a perfect day,thanks Anne
  1. Date: 7/31/2012 2:39:00 PM

    I'd say it wasn't your day at all !!! Had to laugh though...fun stuff !!

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/2/2012 3:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hahaha just being funny,thanks Debra