Almedia Knight Oliver

Hot Dogs On The Fourth Of July - Poem by Almedia Knight Oliver

The BIG BANGS on the fourth of July:
Picnics, fireworks, barbecues, and hot dog for everyone

Cool-dog lay in fresh whole-wheat bun covered with mustard
and ketchup, onions too I thinks, yet it taste better than most
Humble Ilana choses it adding condiments she likes best

Hot-diddly barked the dog! 'Leave the rest out, just cover me
with mayonnaise and sauerkraut, I'll wait to be taken next

Juicy-dog, packed with by products lay in bun
covered with the likes of pigeon droppings as topping.
Innocence-Kayla says, 'I pass…a hamburger, please! '

Long slim-dognaked as a jay bird, lay stretched out
in a plain toasted bun,
Demure-Kamille sits alone enjoying her bare hot dog

Happy Fourth of July!

Almedia Knight- Oliver
July 3,2012

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Topic(s) of this poem: love and art

Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem is for my 3 granddaughters, Ilana, Kayla, and Kamille who'shaving a great time, at sleep away 'Camp Moveit' for 2 weeks,
Love you girls,

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Poem Edited: Sunday, June 29, 2014

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