Writing In The Shower Poem by Jefferson Carter

Writing In The Shower

I wanted something
Eastern European, you know,
something portentous
in the best sense of the word,
but what I managed was
two lines of Southwestern
animal husbandry, half
a simile comparing
something wet to a teaser
stallion on a stud farm
& I was too busy
to mention the sow bugs
in the shower stall,
which echoed like a school
for famous readers.

Ana Monnar 28 August 2007

I smiled from reading the title to the end of the poem. Great write!

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John Kay 30 September 2007

Jefferson, The 'sow bugs' echoed with 'bed bugs' in a Moscow flophouse, so you bridged the gap. And the showers in the East are most memorable. Five star poem. John

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Sulaiman Mohd Yusof 04 May 2008

the endeavour of writing finally closing the curtains with a big bang........marvellous write JC.

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Chuck Audette 15 August 2008

your poetic lines set down here and there, weaving a spiderweb of images in the corner of your shower stall. wonderful - -chuck

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Brittany graviet 11 October 2008

nicely written, goes off then draws the reder in with a poetic meaningful line then continues the pattern. over all letting the reader think and muddle through the lines and message.

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LeeAnn Azzopardi 18 February 2023

enjoyed this Jefferson

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Life " echoes like a school for famous readers."… good one.

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Sathyanarayana M V S 16 November 2009

I wish someone tells me what this is all about? At least Mr.Carter! ! ! !

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Chitra - 04 June 2009

I enjoyed reading this poem, a shower of fine words

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Mel Vincent Basconcillo 28 April 2009

your lines here are truly awe inspiring!

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