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A Word From Mr. Brown (Children)

Rating: 4.8

Our neighbor, Mr. Brown,
came over yesterday.
He was yelling at my daddy
about the pothole in our lane.

'Surely the city should fix it!
Surely they know it's there.
It's the widest, deepest pothole!
Surely the city must care! '

I know Mr. Brown was angry,
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Rusty Daily 18 February 2005

Nor do I. You have such a soft way of making a point. Rusty

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Cynthia Buhain-baello 15 February 2016

Interesting account of a weird situation. The poem suggested but did not specify and left the readers with the why as the child must been thinking too.

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Ronberge .. 23 January 2006

'And don't call me Shirley.'; -) I used that line a few times myself in verbal repartees. You use a child perspective with it though. ... So one must write a child's poem as a child? Amicalement votre, Ronberge.

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Scarborough Gypsy 22 March 2005

Lovely observation of the way children think. Cute.

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Michael Shepherd 18 February 2005

... and why did Daddy call Mr Brown 'Yearite'? SeeJay, you're a tonic.

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David Nelson Bradsher 18 February 2005

Very subtly done, and I love the Leslie Nielson 'Airplane' reference therein. It's a pleasure to make your acquaintance, C.J. Thanks for reading my work, as well. David

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