jim foulk

Rookie (july 7,1943 / des moines iowa)

Bobbie Jo's Shoes


Bobbie Jo went
to town to buy
some shoes, but
once again she was
told, no shoes here.

'Now, Now repiled Bobbie
Jo, why no shoes.'
'Can't you see
Bobbie Jo, right,

in front of you,
the store burned
down last night.'

Poor Bobbie Joe,
she can't win,
for losing.

Submitted: Monday, April 09, 2007
Edited: Saturday, February 12, 2011

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Comments about this poem (Bobbie Jo's Shoes by jim foulk )

  • Rookie Duncan Wyllie (4/20/2007 4:59:00 PM)

    Great style of writing Jim. all the best, poor Bobby Jo
    Love duncan X (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sandra Fowler (4/11/2007 2:17:00 AM)

    Bobbie Joe is a wonderful character. Now we know she loves hats and shoes. It is to be hoped that we will hear more of her. Lovely write, Jim.

    Warm regards,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Alison Cassidy (4/10/2007 1:56:00 AM)

    Poor Silly Bobbie Jo and clever you for penning this. love, Allie xxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,237 Points David Harris (4/9/2007 4:35:00 PM)

    Jim, I just loved the humour that ran through this lovely piece. The next time I go shopping for shoes I'll make sure the shop hasn't burnt down first. Top marks from me. Thanks for sharing it my friend.
    David (Report) Reply

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