“CREAMY SHIRLEY COFFEE!” 03/22/2018 Thor’s Day.
Surely, Shirley, you must know – this is JUST a poem,
It really has no rhyme-or-reason; it shines, but has no chrome!
It has no hidden meaning; it’s just some words to page,
And, if you “read too much” in it, you might just fall in (to a)
I had my friend, the other day, buy-me a COFFEE TREAT,
She brought with her A QUESTION,
SHE said: “I’m not sure what IT means!”
And I wrote Her a note,
“Whatever are you talking of?” She said: “THAT poem you wrote!”
“Oooohhhhh,” I said; “WHATEVER! (pause)
THAT YOU THINK IT MEANS, IS, I’M SURE – THE MESSAGE – THERE’RE REDS AND BLUES AND GREENS! WHEN I WRITE THOSE BLASTED THINGS, I NEVER HAVE A CLUE, WHAT THEY’RE REALLY SAYING OR WHO I’M WRITING TO!
REALLY! WHEN THE WORDS COME OUT, I AM BARELY WRITING! I AM SIMPLY HOLDING-A-PEN – ISN’T THAT EXCITING?”
“Gosh,” she said; “ I was hoping – to-pin-down SOME DEEP THEME!”
“Sorry!” I went deep inside.
I LIKE YOUR CUP WITH CREAM!