Richard Thornton

Rookie (27/06/1984 / Manchester)

Blue Me, Blue Fly, Blue Spider - Poem by Richard Thornton

I once met a fly and I want you to know
That I tried to say bye but i couldn't let it go
I was just sat on my bed, singinf the blues
When this dot flew past humming the tume
It stopped on the wall and my jaw hit the floor
I couldn't believe it so got up to make sure
I stoppd their and gawped and stared for a while
He took off his hat and with a wink and a smile
He said 'good day, are you ok?
My you're as white as a ghost are you gonna faint? '
'I just may' came my short reply
'Let me get this straight - you're a blues singing fly? '
I sat back down my whole room spinning
His hat in his legs he kept on grinning
He closed his eyes and then began singin
A bittersweet song that really got me thinking
Then he let out a scream 'What's that besides ya! '
'Oh don't be alarmed that's a song writer spider'
Now the fly was as white as a sheet
'I'm a vegitarian - i don't eat meet
I'm not after you so don't bother yourself'
'Just to be sure - i'll stay on the shelf'
After a whil the spider wrote a song
Me and the fly well we sang along
We sang and we sang until the blues went away
but i never saw that fly or spider again
The fly it got stuck in a black widows trqap
The spider it drowned after getting stuck in a bath


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  • Brian Jani (7/14/2014 5:07:00 AM)


    wow what q masterpiece of fine poetry, it stole my attention immediately (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 18, 2009



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