Absent For A Bit ....

I am away for a little while working on a few or more episodes for The Adventures of My Space Alien Alter Ego story ... will return (to Earth) soon!

Notice: Blogger has screwed up and lost a bunch of photos out of my blog! They are replaced with a gray silhouette of a human head. I will eventually get them replaced with the correct photo, it may take a while to find and fix everything. So some of my stories don't make much sense without their photos, sorry for the inconvenience.





I Think That I shall never see
A pole lovely as a Tree

A pole wiTh a horizonTal 2 by 4 aT iTs cresT
Upon iT insulaTors where wires can resT

A pole thaT poinTs direcTly up a
T God all day
Unless a weak founda
Tion has made iT sway

A pole
That may someTimes protecTively wear
A poisonous
Tar coaTing To make insecTs beware

And cables
To carry The currenT we all need
To give our appliances such whirring speed

And provide
The power They conTinue To do
Unless a massive s
Torm snaps The wires in Two

Poems are made by me when I ge
T silly
T a power pole is made by a sawmilly
(Poem structure based on 'Trees' by Joyce Kilmer, 1913)

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Lily Jo said...

A POWERful poem, with it's roots planted firmly in the FOUNDATIONS of the Joyce Kilmer Ode. I knew that when I SAW this is my feed, I WOOD enjoy it immensely.

esbboston said...

Lily Jo: I am just glad I didn't write it in LIMB-eric form, that might LEAVE you confused.

fmcgmccllc said...

I like all the Ts it reminds me of TT, hilarious remember that stupid comic bear bragging that he did not have any TT stuck to his tush? I still crack up over that one.

Badger said...

I guess you have run out of printing?

Rob Z Tobor said...

A rather nice poem Mr ESB

My thoughts at the end when I read . . . . . 'made by a sawmilly' . . . . were. Who is Milly and what has she been doing to make her sore, but then making poles can be hard work.

I suspect one must consider the Poem about Poles in the whole. . . HAH AH HA HAh aha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha.


esbboston said...

fmcgmccllc: I was just imagining T's as power line poles with a cross member. I should probably take a snapshot of the poem then pull it into CorelDRAW and put connecting wires between the T's.

Badger: I have been writing siLLy things as comments on a group photo collection of "Lost & Found" objects on Facebook, and this poem was a response to a photo of trees chopped down with a distant power pole appearing to rise from the stump in the foreground. Printing has been veRy busy but I had a break for a few days.

Rob: one must also consider holy poemed whole poles in holes, hhohohohohohoho

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