Jim Franckum Poems

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The Right Time To Die

The Value Of Pie (An Acrostic Poem)

Three German women, off to an auction
Point to a bakery and cry
One says, “Yum! I’ll pay any sum
For the pleasure of tasting that pie.”

High School English

I really tried to like her class, I really really tried.
I'm more a math and science guy where cold hard facts abide.
But English Lit was teasing me the day she gave that test,
When we were asked to simply tell which books we found the best

My 80% Great Limerick

This poem needs more than just rhyming
It also needs lots of good timing
I know that each line
Must sound mighty fine

Tuolumne Summer

It was a simple time of life
Sierra trails devoid of strife
I was a young man on the go
Where the Tuolumne did flow

Palindromes On The Radar

I found a box of palindromes
Surely you're glad I had 'em
Here's one straight from the catacombs
'Madam in Eden I'm Adam'

My Fellow Americans

The candidates shout please observe us
They promise free programs with service
Forget about labor
It's paid by your neighbor

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