Joe Hughes

Veteran Poet - 1,170 Points (Drogheda, Ireland)

Double Meaning - Poem by Joe Hughes

'I'll do it much later',
Means 'Never at all'.
'I'll be there in a minute',
Means 'Perhaps by nightfall'.

'I'll fix it today',
Means ' Maybe next week'.
'I'll ring you tomorrow',
Means 'I think you're a geek! '.

'We'll admit you real soon',
Means ' We'll start with a scan'.
'I hear what you say',
Means ' I don't like your plan'.

'I'm feeling quite young',
Means ' I'm just middle aged'.
'I'm feeling upset',
Means 'I'm really enraged! '.

It's language we use
To give an impression.
It's a game that we play
With a lifetime of lessons.

Comments about Double Meaning by Joe Hughes

  • John Brown (11/27/2015 9:30:00 AM)

    An interesting little poem. Nicely done. (Report)Reply

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  • John Brown (11/27/2015 9:30:00 AM)

    Interesting poem - I like it. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/28/2009 7:28:00 PM)

    I love playing with double meaning, just to get a reaction. This definitely ha to go into my favorites. Another great one Joe (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, February 15, 2009

Poem Edited: Sunday, February 15, 2009

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