Ernestine Northover

Veteran Poet - 1,586 Points (25th March 1943)

Chorus Line - Poem by Ernestine Northover

A string of street lamps,
their heads stretching out across the road.

On the top of one, a row of birds sit.

Do you think they are wondering
how far along this appendage
they can shuffle,
before they all fall off the end.

Or do you think that they are thinking of
forming a 'Chorus Line'.

© Ernestine Northover


Comments about Chorus Line by Ernestine Northover

  • Andrew Blakemore (3/21/2008 3:49:00 PM)


    Lovely write, they used to sit on the street light outside our house too. I think they were just trying to keep their feet warm though! Andrew x (Report) Reply

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  • (3/10/2006 1:31:00 PM)


    I think that they will carry on singing either way.Love Duncan (Report) Reply

  • (11/14/2005 5:03:00 AM)


    A nice vignette, Ernestine. (Report) Reply

  • (11/9/2005 9:07:00 AM)


    With Raynette, it brought a smile. (Report) Reply

  • (11/8/2005 2:13:00 PM)


    I like this one, Ernestine. It captures the scene and makes me laugh.

    Raynette
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 8, 2005

Poem Edited: Sunday, January 6, 2008


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