Jack Prelutsky
Brooklyn, New York
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Herbert Glerbett

Rating: 4.6
Herbert Glerbett, rather round,
swallowed sherbet by the pound,
fifty pounds of lemon sherbet
went inside of Herbert Glerbett.
With that glob inside his lap
Herbert Glerbett took a nap,
and as he slept, the boy dissolved,
and from the mess a thing evolved—
a thing that is a ghastly green,
a thing the world had never seen,
a puddle thing, a gooey pile
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Deepak Kumar Pattanayak 26 August 2020
So soothing, content and agreeable and so well crafted 10+++
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Mahtab Bangalee 26 August 2020
Herbert Glerbett, rather round, swallowed sherbet by the pound, fifty pounds of lemon sherbet....it's really an excellent imaginative poem; nice to read;
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Khairul Ahsan 26 August 2020
An entetaining poem. Congratulations to the poet on his poem being chosen as a 'Modern Poem of the Day'!
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Dr Antony Theodore 26 August 2020
Now if you're wise, and if you're sly, you'll swiftly pass this creature by, it is no longer Herbert Glerbett. Whatever it is, do not disturb it. very good poem. tony
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Satire, a great satire.
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Rajnish Manga 26 August 2020
Quite a funny poem- full of humour. Thanks.
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Deluke Muwanigwa 26 August 2020
Lovl. Very humorous poem. We need more like these to chuckle our sorrows away
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Paul Brookes 26 August 2020
In the best tradition of humorous poem as good as anything Lear produces 10++ What everyone need first thing in the AM a good laugh
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Shaun Cronick 24 April 2020
A great poem for any reader to enjoy and raise a smile or two. And to reread many times for its sublime writing.
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Ratnakar Mandlik 26 August 2019
An amazing humor song with great entertaining ability, thus, well deserved modern poem of the day.
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