Stanley Cooper

Rookie - 20 Points (August 4th,1926 / New York City)

This Poem Is Kind Of Silly


People bite their nails
But rarely chew on tacks
Puppies chase their tails
Never get their tails back

Kittens scratch and claw
Meowing all the while
But never hem and haw
It’s not a kitten’s style

Winter’s always chilly
Each and every day
This poem is kind of silly
“Twas meant to be that way

But perhaps it’s too darn dumb
To be written as a poem
By any rule of thumb
This writer’s off his dome

Submitted: Saturday, November 13, 2010
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