This one isn’t exactly a “found” poem — it IS a poem. It was printed as if it were prose but, when I started breaking the lines, the rhyme scheme appeared. This was phoned into the weekly paper’s Live Wire call line.
I don’t know who it is who has so happily departed, but I do know it was a termination of employment, not of life.
Thank God and School Board She’s Gone
by Anonymous Caller
Thank God and school board she’s gone;
She’s been coaching at Corydon for much too long.
Winning games is a wonderful sight
But not more important than being treated right.
It sounds really good because I’ve been silent too long.
Thank God and school board she’s gone.
Sounds like the chorus to a country song, doesn’t it? I can almost hear the steel guitar now….
ANYWAY, it’s Tuesday, so I’m posting at Fatal Foodies with a speedy-quick veg dish.
A WRITING PROMPT FOR YOU: Someone your main character dislikes loses a job.