Treasure Island

Mary Nagy

(11-08-1970)

Garbage......


It's time to take the garbage out
to pile beside the street.
It symbolizes what we've done
for people we won't meet.

They see the pile of garbage
and wonder ''What the heck! ''
''How do they get so much darn trash? ''
''It might just cause a wreck! ''

But that won't stop their looking
and driving by r e a l s l o w...
We might be tossing something good
out this week ya never know!

Submitted: Friday, January 13, 2006
Edited: Friday, January 05, 2007

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  • Brian Dorn (7/20/2006 8:09:00 PM)

    Mary, I like the effect of how you extended the words 'r e a l s l o w.' Anyway, don't you hate nosey neighbors... good write! !
    Brian (Report) Reply

  • Duncan Wyllie (3/29/2006 12:20:00 PM)

    I'm glad that you never threw this one out. A Diamond in the dust.We must at least try to take people as a whole.Love Duncan (Report) Reply

  • Ernestine Northover (1/14/2006 12:14:00 PM)

    This one gave me a chuckle Mary, It's amazing what other people will go for, things that you have chucked out as worthless. Loved this write. A story in itself for sure. Love Ernestine XXX (Report) Reply

  • Michael Shepherd (1/13/2006 8:37:00 AM)

    It's a fun poem anyway, Mary! Thanks for joining in, you're a good sport, as we say here in our whathochaps voices... (Report) Reply

  • Rusty Daily (1/13/2006 7:42:00 AM)

    One ad was for body jewelry and the next for wrinkle cream. What was it you threw away Mary? lol
    Rusty (Report) Reply

  • David Darbyshire (1/13/2006 6:58:00 AM)

    yes I know people that have furnished there house with styff out teh trash, but onnmly from the best niegbourhoods....Kiss from dave xxx

    fri.13th watch out daves about...Kiss HUG (Report) Reply

  • Mary Nagy (1/13/2006 6:54:00 AM)

    Ok, please understand, this poem was posted only as part of the ''Let's see what we can get to come up on the ads above our poems''. :) It's not one I would exactly show the in-laws! But, thanks for reading it! (Report) Reply

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