Sally Plumb Plumb

Bronze Star - 2,963 Points (23 9 1940 / Haverhill Suffolk England)

Granpa - Poem by Sally Plumb Plumb

The house vibrated
when the fat man snored.
Windows rattled,
noise shuddered the floors.
Deep, in deep sleep
his guttural sounds
pounded the air waves
upstairs and down.

Then, silence for seconds.

All thought
he had died.
The house stopped
its shaking,
all stood wide eyed...
but then aloud choke...
fat man continued again
to shake the foundations
with the strength
of ten men.

Sally Plumb


Comments about Granpa by Sally Plumb Plumb

  • Walterrean Salley (6/29/2012 1:09:00 AM)

    You’ve painted a vivid picture. Sounds like a scene in a sitcom. (Report) Reply

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  • Nivedita Bagchi SPC UK (6/5/2010 2:30:00 PM)

    ‘Snoring
    'Amusing
    Breath holding
    Foreboding
    Side changing
    Helps stopping ~ [sleep apnea]’ ~ niv

    Ms. Nivedita
    UK (Report) Reply

  • Sandra Fowler (9/9/2009 10:01:00 PM)

    Amusing. Great use of metaphor.
    Your grandfather comes across
    as a very strong, larger than
    life figure in this poem.
    Very original, Sally.

    Warm regards,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

  • Mel Vincent Basconcillo (4/28/2009 1:02:00 AM)

    this poem reminds me of my grandpa ='(a moving poem my friend..truly spectacular (Report) Reply

  • Sid John Gardner. (4/28/2009 1:00:00 AM)

    Superb imagery Sally.Enjoyed this one.Thanks for sharing a lighter note.zzzzzzz.
    Sid x. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 28, 2009



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