“Sid” :: Oh, That’s Funny…

(This poem, to clarify, is written as a conversation between a boy and his eldest brother. When the younger one [whose words are in bold] awakens, his eldest siblings begins to tell him a marvelous tale of the afternoon before…)

It looked at us and spoke, it did.
It told us that its name was Sid.
But when we moved it ran and hid.
It did?

Yep! We followed it over a hill,
through the city, past a mill,
and that’s when it attacked!
What’s that?

It’s true! It swept in, its gun were blazing,
teeth were gnashing, lasers lazing,
and smacked me. Its hands, they were a blur.
They were?!

Mm-hm. As quick as quick, I brought you back.
I carried you, you lumpy sack.
You fainted upon seeing the great beast.
Not in the least!
Huh?

If in truth you told this story
then for you there is much glory.
But the question I’ve been pondering
is, when homeward you were wandering,

what happened to the money in my pocket?
Oh, that’s funny… did you drop it?

“Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.” -Dr. Seuss

And in that same Seussian spirit I say, Until the next…

P.S. I’m on Goodreads! Connect with me by clicking the icon at the bottom of my “About Me” page, or click this link. >> http://www.goodreads.com/sjskogerboe

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s