Todd Garland

Beds - Poem by Todd Garland

Abed, waterbed, childbed, seabed,
sickbed, riverbed, roadbed, streambed,
hotbed, flatbed, featherbed, deathbed,
daybed, trundle bed, embed, test bed,
seedbed, Murphy bed, Procrustean bed? ,
…breakfast in bed…bed and breakfast…
bedbug, bedpan, bed wetter, bed hop,
bedchamber, bed check, bed fellow, bedrock,
bedroll, bed clothes, bedroom, bed board,
bedtime, bedmate, bedridden, bedsore,
bed rest, bedpost, bed warmer, bedspread,
bed-sitter, bedside, bed table, bedstead,
a bed of roses, sleep tight—
a bed of nails...good night!

Comments about Beds by Todd Garland

  • (12/1/2004 1:02:00 PM)

    Cute. I like the rhythm and the way you've put the list together. It's like jumping
    on the bedsprings...
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  • (11/21/2004 1:37:00 PM)

    This one didn't do much for me, Todd. It reminds me of something Melville's sub sub librarian would put together. Maybe I'm missing your intent here. If so, I apologize. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 21, 2004

Poem Edited: Sunday, November 21, 2004

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