David Harris

Gold Star - 4,611 Points (18 June 1945 / Bradfield, England)

Junk For A Rainy Day (Fun Poem 27) - Poem by David Harris

I opened the cupboard door,
and it all came tumbling out.
All the junk I had saved
for that proverbial rainy day.
You know how it is;
I might need that someday,
so you store it away.
Over the years you accumulate stuff
you are never going to need,
until you are over run
with junk you will never use.
However, I can bet you any money,
that if you throw any of it away.
A week or so down the line and you will find.
You will want something
from that junk that you threw away,
so you start back saving
for another proverbial rainy day.

Comments about Junk For A Rainy Day (Fun Poem 27) by David Harris

  • (7/2/2007 9:05:00 PM)

    David, very true and I can see my dad nodding his head in agreement. Lovely poem.
    Love you.......................................................................................Risha
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  • (6/20/2007 6:28:00 AM)

    All that stuff expands to fill all the available space! It's true!
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  • (6/19/2007 7:38:00 PM)

    Another I get it moment here.....There is so much I wish I'd not thrown out but when you move alot, you tend to 'clean house' so to speak, and get rid of so called 'junk.' Years or perhaps just after the move later, you go, bloody buggers, where is that thing and why did I get rid of it? ? Wish I had more of this junk you speak of in here...just don't want any 'clutter' in my head....Good title, and topic to pick, you clever man.....marci.xo (Report) Reply

  • (6/19/2007 4:29:00 PM)

    Now this is so true David, you throw it out and you always regret it no doubt...10 (Report) Reply

  • (6/19/2007 3:25:00 PM)

    David, totally identify with this, as i do the same thing, and it never fails...threw it out, a few days later wanted it!
    Very well put together poem...a ten!
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, July 6, 2011

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