Since last week was Talk Like A Pirate Day, this poem seemed appropriate to share. Also: I didn’t write anything new this week.
A TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY CHANTY
by Marian Allen
Oh, the Modern Life is a rollicking life,
The jolliest life I know.
For I eat when I’m hungry and drink when I’m dry
And microwave “hi” or “lo” –
And microwave “hi” or “lo”!
It’s good to come from a day at the bank,
Fresh ozone blown on the breeze,
A pop in my left hand, Big Mac in my right,
And watch any channel I please –
And watch any channel I please!
Oh, you may sing of the days gone by,
But these are the days for me, say I.
The Modern Life for me –
The Modern Life for me!
Now, wasn’t that jolly?
A WRITING PROMPT FOR YOU: Does your main character like his or her times, or wish for an earlier or a future “paradise”?