Wednesday, March 31, 2010

SNORING


I've been thinking a lot about something a number of my bloggy friends do, Wordless Wednesday. I love seeing the pictures they put up. Me, I'm too wordy for that!

My friend Mokihana does a Word Wednesday, always a scripture or otherwise uplifting post.

I'm not sure I could come up with something deep every week, though, or even most weeks, but I do love words. I love the taste of them in my mouth, the feel of them in my ears, the friction of my pen on paper when I write them. I love finding new ones, stringing old ones together, playing with them, taking them apart and putting them together again in my mind. Word Wednesday. Yeah. I like it.

This is my first Word Wednesday post. This time it's a poem I wrote a couple of years ago. Next time? Hmmm...

SNORING

The man lying beside me is snoring away--
What a racket!
He's sawing logs with a chain saw today,
It's a fact. It's
The roaringest clamor that ever lulled me to slumber,
A whole forest of grizzles, a whole sawmill of lumber.
It's a snort in the dark, a jarring surprise.
It's appalling! I love it! It means he's alive!
It's a terrible, horrible, wonderful noise,
And a small price to pay for sleeping with boys!

*~*~*~*
PS The picture's just for pretty.

8 comments:

Ruthie said...

That poem cracked me up! And pretty picture :)

Liz's Wares said...

that poem is very cute!

Splendid Little Stars said...

The picture IS pretty!
Love your poem! I totally relate, except for the lulling to sleep part which never happens!
This is just going to have to be shared!

memoriesforlifescrapbooks said...

Haha...cute poem :)

storybeader said...

so true! pretty picture! oh, you need to do an "almost wordless wednesday" like me!

majeral said...

That is sweet!.. (I have it on good authority that women have been known to snore also! Shock I know, but was told so by my (ex) hubby) ! lol
fun day

NICO Designs said...

Pretty pinks.
And what a hilarious poem:)

TiLT said...

yeah, I suppose the price is worth it...as long as they leave room for you on the couch or bed :p

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