Saturday, April 28, 2012

Yearning

The poetry of the people doesn’t
care for turn of phrase
we seek a song to carry us through
lengthy grueling days
your fancy words don’t mean a thing
to anyone that’s felt
their stomach growl relentlessly
despite a tighter belt
we want a cheerful ditty with
a catchy chorus too
to help relieve the throbbing ache
of living like we do
so please refrain from telling us
how clever you can be
you’re drowning out the music that
can dull our need with glee.

5 comments:

Lynn Proctor said...

well said!!

Donna said...

Makes you think.
Thanks!

Pat Hatt said...

Not something I wish
To see at all
As I fill my dish
And give a gleeful call

Jan Freeman said...

Beautiful, Bob, and I couldn't agree more :-)

rch said...

Power to the people!