Jonathan ROBIN

(22 September / London)

The Accounting of Hardship - Parody Robert Frost


Ask still less of money spent where the spender thinks it went,
for, despite reminders sent, its too easy to invent
excuses not to find the rent.

Therefore before you consent to part with pound, or penny, cent,
helping friend to supplement his small yearly increment, -
before you lament, repent!

Management most competent needs some legal instrument
to avert an accident, subsequent predicament, -
argument, embarassment

If your friendships you’d cement by behaviour sapient,
avoid disillusionment by tactful expedient, -
‘tis best the question to prevent!

Submitted: Saturday, October 21, 2006
Edited: Monday, October 25, 2010

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (The Accounting of Hardship - Parody Robert Frost by Jonathan ROBIN )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Solitary, Claude H Oliver II
  2. Resolution?, Claude H Oliver II
  3. गोरबो इसिँनिफ्राइ -28, Ronjoy Brahma
  4. can someone pass the pistol?, Mandolyn Davidson
  5. Aqua Flower, The Princess
  6. Hostility Or Hospitality?, Terence G. Craddock
  7. my spine is a jerk, Mandolyn Davidson
  8. Welcoming Guests And Strangers, Terence G. Craddock
  9. How a knowledgeable person should behave.., Dr.V.K. Kanniappan
  10. Ups and down, hasmukh amathalal

Poem of the Day

poet Pablo Neruda

I want you to know
one thing.

You know how this is:
if I look
at the crystal moon, at the red branch
of the slow autumn at my window,
if I touch
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]