Debora Short

Rookie (August 4 / Florida)

Tidying Up - Poem by Debora Short

A most
Sweeping task
Is nearly as
As my
Vain attempts
To rid my
Kitchen floor
Of dog fur

(Cleaning Cottage, Tennessee
~ August 8,2006)

Comments about Tidying Up by Debora Short

  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (8/8/2006 4:20:00 PM)

    ahhh, i get it now...Upset about the work ahead...Better anger-down...What better
    way, than to write a Poem 'bout it all...Time goes befalls night, and weeeell.........So whatcha Cookin' 4 DINNER, there, DEB? ! LOL...Great Write!
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  • (8/8/2006 11:21:00 AM)

    Sweet Debora Short; it is a nice poem; I agree with you that itis difficult task to make the world clean; but we should not feel ourselves disgusted. We should pick up the thorns of our own share, and drag the load that we can drag. read my poetry also and comment on a dfew poems.
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 8, 2006

Poem Edited: Tuesday, August 24, 2010

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