Biography of Ima Ryma
- Feral Cat -new-
- Super Moon -new-
- Water Polo - Lincoln Park Zoo -new-
- Annual Molt - Lincoln Park Zoo -new-
- Choice Of A Marksman -new-
- How To Peck -new-
- Dave -new-
- Curse Lifted - Lincoln Park Zoo -new-
- Jesus R.I.P.
- Bug On
- Into Halloween - Lincoln Park Zoo
- Do As I Do
- Dog On
- Cubs Spirit - Lincoln Park Zoo
Ima Ryma Poems
A Dog Of Few Words
A clerk said, 'Next in line - this way.' A dog spoke up, 'I guess I am.' 'What can we do for you today? ' 'I want to send a telegram.'
Growing up, all I had was Dad. He was my best friend, come what may. At times, I cried when I was sad. Dad gently wiped my tears away.
'Selfie' is the word of the year, The year two thousand and thirteen. Self taken pic - oops missed an ear, For the social media scene.
Cold Turkey Or Else
I'd died and gone to heaven high. The shock had not worn off me yet. What choice was there but to comply? I sure could use a cigarette.
So many tales on how and why. The zebras' stripes are black and white. Here's the scoop that should satisfy, So all might have better insight.
Flying Carpet Of Solomon
King Solomon was said to fly On a carpet around the world. Sixty miles long and wide, sent high Upon the winds, It's silks unfurled.
She was 87 years old, A widow for a long, long time. 'Mom, you have your life on hold.' The widow snapped, 'What's that - a crime? '
Navajo Code Talkers
The Marines during World War II Enlisted help from Navajo. Hundreds of us were asked to do Coded words to outsmart the foe.
I teach a college course on ghosts. A graduate student, I am, Not given to a lot of boasts, But students flock to my program.
Cuban Missile Crisis
Nuclear chicken was the game. U.S. missiles were in Turkey, So Krushchev chose to do the same With missiles in Cuba to be.
I'd been invited to a ball. My gown was nice, but needed more. And so I gave a friend a call, Who lent a necklace which I wore.
Unsinkable Molly Brown
She went aboard the ship, first class. While on board she became concerned That if disaster came to pass, Too few lifeboats by count she learned.
Earth is billions of years old. Humans are relatively new Occupants, if truth be told, And bad occupants - yes tiz true!
Penguins And Planes
Antarctic pilots tell of times When things are slow, and so they'll find A penguin colony in climes, Thousands of them in groupings lined.
The powers that be picked a site
Across the field from a playground.
A plant was built, shiny and bright,
Guaranteed to be safe and sound.
As the neighborhood children played,
Across the field in profit haste,
The plant owners were getting paid
To dispose of hazardous waste.
The plant shut down after a year.