Ernestine Northover

Veteran Poet - 1,727 Points (25th March 1943)

I Shall Always Wear Pink - Poem by Ernestine Northover

Petronella the Pig, quickly tried on her wig.
‘What a picture, I look’, she exclaimed, and partook,
of a large glass of wine, which tasted quite divine.

Her friend, Loretta Lamb, who could always dress glam,
was offered a wee taste, but being in no haste,
to drink before lunch, said she’d later sip punch.

With bold make-up and smiles, the two pals in smart styles,
paraded through the day, up and down the walkway,
and caused lots of weird frowns in their rich satin gowns.

‘I shall always wear pink’ Pig said, giving a wink.
And Lamb’s lovely in white, well more cream, not white, quite.
And my hair must be blonde when I meet the beau monde.

With an Oink and a Baa, they both then travelled far.
Famous without a doubt, and the people would shout,
waving madly their hands, far from Pig's home farm lands.

They very soon became bored, for they’d toured and they’d toured.
Now home was enticing, fame’s worth sacrificing.
Bold decisions were made, they’ll forget the brocade.

Back now both are content, accolades were not meant
to be. A pig’s a pig, rosy, cuddly and big,
and a Lamb’s is just cute, in her warm woollen suit.

Comments about I Shall Always Wear Pink by Ernestine Northover

  • (5/28/2016 10:15:00 PM)

    ..........very entertaining and most enjoyable ★ (Report)Reply

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  • (5/25/2008 10:25:00 PM)

    Completely Captivating. Praise for your rich imagination



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  • (5/25/2008 8:56:00 PM)

    I bet you look delicious in Pink (Report)Reply

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  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (5/25/2008 8:25:00 PM)

    Ernestine...It's this Readers pleasure, to ensconce within the work of a Poet such as you, young lady! This story reminds me of 2 Fortune 500 dynasty's....Disney, for its entertaining all-ages tale of capture....and General Electric(GE) , because like GE, ....your work, brings good things to life! ROCK SOLID, MY DEAR!

    ~ FjR ~

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  • (5/25/2008 6:01:00 PM)

    What a fun poem, Ernestine. This would make a dear children's book with good illustrations.


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  • Andrew Blakemore (5/25/2008 5:37:00 PM)

    A lovely little story Ernestine, top marks again. Yes you are keeping me busy! Love, Andrew x (Report)Reply

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  • (5/25/2008 5:30:00 PM)

    Something for all the family to enjoy here Ernestine
    Warm and easy on the heart

    Thankyou for sharing this very funny poem/story
    Take care

    Love duncan X

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 25, 2008

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 2, 2011

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