Tom J. Mariani

Rookie (January 1948 / San Francisco, CA)

Thank God For Horses That Talk To Me - Poem by Tom J. Mariani

My wife takes most words literally where they fall
She does not understand my poems at all
She tolerates the time I spend with them
'Long as I don't ask her what she thinks of 'em

She is more like our daughter
Who at age ten indignantly
Handed me back 'Black Beauty'
'I'm not reading this.

Horses don't talk.'
Thank God for my poetic license
And all the horses that
Keep talking to me


Comments about Thank God For Horses That Talk To Me by Tom J. Mariani

  • (11/17/2007 11:27:00 AM)


    one of the finest writes from the mariani stables... (Report) Reply

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  • (11/17/2007 11:17:00 AM)


    Keep listening to the horses...the beauty of the poem is in the eye of the beholder...jz. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, November 17, 2007

Poem Edited: Monday, April 25, 2011


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