Bill Cantrell

Meteors And Metaphors - Poem by Bill Cantrell

Meteors and metaphors,
Mighty men and mice
Maidens in a minute
And the house is neat and nice
Fishing in a bucket
And we have no tale to tell
Tie a string around a memory,
And emotions will prevail
Metaphors and meteors,
Mice and mighty men
A maiden works forever
And the bucket has no end
A string between them both,
And we have a common thread
As the memories are forgotten,
The metaphor is dead
The meteor is back in space,
The metaphor is gone
They went their separate ways,
For they couldn't get along

Topic(s) of this poem: poetry

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Humor, wife's endless work taken for granted, fun writing, play on words

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 13, 2018

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