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Don’t Be Cruel

Rating: 3.8

It was a cool tin roof,
and you chided me about
letting Josh sleep out
there until early one
morning he woke me up
barking. I looked out the
window, saw some
hooligans lighting a car
on fire, and called the fire
department. Josh was the

hero, and after that you
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Chuck Audette 04 January 2006

I agree with Adam, this poem reveals a great relationship and sense of humor. Very entertaining. -chuck

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... ... 21 December 2005

there's a lot of tenderness going on under the surface of this poem, preseumably you and your wife and it's clever in that way because it's this interplay and familiarity between you and your wife that's the real story of the poem while on paper it's about the dog outside.

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Raynette Eitel 10 December 2005

Is is because I live in Las Vegas, land of many Elvis look-alikes that I am hearing the title of this poem sung loud and clear? How on earth you thought of working Elvis into this poem about a cold tin roof shows your creativity. I liked it, Michael. Raynette

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Mary Nagy 10 December 2005

Great poem Michael! Dogs can be real life-savers. I love the last part about the Elvis hip-shake and sneer...........I can see it clearly. Very nice. Sincerely, Mary

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