Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis

(7 September 1876 - 22 June 1938 / Auburn, South Australia)

Tea Talk - Poem by Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis

'Excuse me if I sit on you,' the cup said to the saucer.
'I fear I've been here all the afternoon.'
'Spare excuses,' said the saucer; 'you have sat on me before, sir.'
'Oh, I'll stir him up directly,' said the spoon.
'Stop your clatter! Stop your clatter!' cried the bread-and-butter platter
'Tittle-tattle!' sneered the tea-pot, with a shrug;
'Now, the most important question is my chronic indigestion.'
'Ah, you've taken too much tannin,' jeered the jug.
'Hey, hey, hey!' sang the silver-plated tray,
'It's time you had your faces washed. I've come to clear away!'


Comments about Tea Talk by Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis

  • Rajnish Manga (8/21/2017 11:42:00 PM)


    Lovely breakfast scene created along with conversation of tea and tableware. Quite interesting. Thanks. (Report) Reply

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  • Seamus O' Brian (8/21/2017 3:39:00 PM)


    A delightfully whimsical piece from an author of prodigious personal nomenclature. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (8/21/2017 11:32:00 AM)


    Said the spoon! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

  • Anil Kumar Panda (8/21/2017 7:32:00 AM)


    Very enjoyable conversation among spoon, jug, cup etc. Written beautiful it is very interesting. (Report) Reply

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (8/21/2017 5:53:00 AM)


    The title has been justified. Beautifully inscribed. (Report) Reply

  • (8/21/2017 5:30:00 AM)


    A beautifully envisioned interesting write, full of humor and written in lighter vein. (Report) Reply

  • Hassan Hayati (8/21/2017 2:16:00 AM)


    Personification is taught skilfully, Rhyme also is perfect. (Report) Reply

  • Liza Sudina (8/21/2017 1:26:00 AM)


    Native American people, Indians, believed that everything has its spirit and may talk. Their population is starving and diminishing in America, their native land! modern people just lost this ability with techno progress. (Report) Reply

  • Bernard F. Asuncion (8/21/2017 1:16:00 AM)


    It's fun to read this kind of poem......Thanks... (Report) Reply

  • Robert Murray Smith (8/21/2017 12:35:00 AM)


    An enjoyable little poem. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, September 1, 2012



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