Easter Basket Case

In Easter Sunday new
knee-high to alter
on tip toe to offer
and all the while sinning
somehow on credit-
being born
past due.

But the real trespass
was that clip-on tie-
that suited my grandmother
while shaming her daughter
who whooped as she Windsored
then settled for a four-in-hand
that served as a forget-me-knot
a rosette to original sin
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NaPoWriMo April sometime and years past

 

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r.Douglas

I’m spry yet retired. I reside in the inner city of a major metropolitan area of the United States. I read politics. I watch baseball. I hum along with the tune. I June swoon, and moon the bad poem. Post here, are old and new. Opinions are my very own, except when wrong.

4 thoughts on “Easter Basket Case”

  1. Hey, Jason…thanks for taking the time to read and note this little pissant eye rhyme reeking of petulance…I enjoy word slingin’ and really appreciate you taking the time to comment.

    Stay well,
    Doug

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