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MORNING COMMUTE


I read poems on the train into work again. As I've mentioned before, it's a great start to the work week. I'd like to share a couple of gems with you.

HOW DOTH THE LITTLE CROCODILE
By Lewis Carroll

How doth the little crocodile
Improve his shining tail;
And pour the waters of the Nile
On every golden scale!

How cheerfully he seems to grin,
How neatly spreads his claws,
And welcomes little fishes in,
With gently smiling jaws!


DISGUSTING
By Anonymous

At the boarding house where I live
Things are getting very old.
Long gray hairs in the butter,
And the cheese is green with mold,
When the dog died we had sausage,
When the cat died, catnip tea.
When the landlord died I left it;
Spareribs are too much for me.


I read a few more and then was inspired to write my own. And with less than 10 minutes to my station, this is what I came up with:

Monday Morning Train
By Angela De Groot

Hoodies and hats
Newspapers snap
Lindenwold to Philadelphia.

I think it needs another stanza or two. Although I like them short and sweet.



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angeladegroot
Feb. 3rd, 2009 03:05 am (UTC)
I like your cell-phone zombies and the important announcement made me laugh. I do like commuting by train.

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