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NO TEA PARTY

NO TEA PARTY The lid is rising on the kettle’s song, Likewise my energy wastes itself in air, Don’t call me when the tea’s made, I’ll be gone. I left my true self with your vulgar throng Now drawn and quartered, they arraign me with a stare, The lid is rising on the kettle’s song. To have believed in you, and not in long Speeches of your drab affair – Don’t call me when the tea’s made, I’ll be gone. No one pushed me, but I see that I was wrong, I’ve said it all, but I won’t bow, so there! The lid is rising on the kettle’s song. I should have known it, and the bells can bong Each Sunday of the year without our heir, Don’t call me for the christening, I’ll be gone I did without a wedding, honeymoon, even the pong Of babies, so there’s no joy for us to share – The lid is hopping on the kettle’s song – Don’t call me. When the tea’s made, I’ll be gone. BY ROSEMARIE ROWLEY

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




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Date: 12/26/2014 11:44:00 PM
ROSEMARIE, Congratulations -- This is a great way to end and start the new year, having your poem featured on the soups front page. Hope your Christmas was a merry one! Always & Forever ~LINDA~
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Rosemarie Rowley
Date: 12/27/2014 4:36:00 AM
Thanks, Linda. I have a new book out with some more formal poems. This one, No Tea Party, is from my last book In Memory of Her and was written before the Tea Party USA was formed. It is about all political parties when disillusionment sets in. Have a great New Year, hope it's very productive for you
Date: 6/26/2014 10:07:00 AM
Very deep and thought provoking
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Rosemarie Rowley
Date: 12/27/2014 4:37:00 AM
Thanks Dr Ram Mehta for a very helpful comment. Your insightful remarks on Poetry Soup are appreciated very much