Once I met a fine canine
Her demeanor was quite benign
I’d like to say she was mine
But that would be too out of line
She belonged to a friend of mine
They agreed she was quite divine
Her house was out under the pine
It bore a placard, or was it a sign?
That said her name was Clementine
I used to visit and sip some wine
Out in the woods with that canine.


Words – Letters

Curly “Q’s”
The ramrod “I”Letters surround us
Even when we die.
Just take a look
Where U r
There are letters
Even in your car.
Check out your closets
Peek into your coat
Read the label in them
That some writer wrote.
Now if U think
I’m joshing U
Go read your kitchen
Letters are all thru.
Even in your church
Letters are gathered
Everywhere they lurk
But be not afraid
Have no fear
Letters are friendly
Shed not a tear
There are letters
That need no words attached
I.O.U. and R.I.P. for example
Cannot be matched
So just sit back
And enjoy yourself
Read all of the letters
Within yourself.