Alex Nodopaka

(1940 / Russia)

On being 7-Score and a Few


Well, you know…
OK, this is not like I want
to be rude this morning

by matching your 70 against my 72
I don't drivel as much as you
but mind you my rant is as much a poem

as your spiel is
and despite my cutting the grass
under your feet,

not that you need a soft place to land,
I need the crumpled grass
from beneath your big feet

to stuff in my pipe while writing this.
For inspiration, you know.

Submitted: Sunday, October 28, 2012
Edited: Monday, October 29, 2012

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Alex Nodopaka October ©2012

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