I have written, and write, verses on different subjects,including politics. Some are satiric and some, I hope, amusing. Feel free to comment.

September 27, 2011

Chris Chrisies for President?

Republicans are touting Chris Christie, Governor of New Jersey, as their great candidate for president.   Should they not say he is their h-u-g-e or i-m-m-e-n-s-e candidate?

September 8, 2011

How I See Clouds

This morning when in bed I lay
and watched the dawning of the day,
I was fascinated by the changing sky
as I saw the clouds go passing by.

Most looked as if they were made of fluff
though a few were formed of sterner stuff.
They pretended to be what they were not
with one looking like a fancy yacht.

When I thought I saw a man sitting on a chair
until I realized it was a polar bear.
Into view there appeared an arum lily
but in fact it was a map of Chile.

What at first I decided was a Canada goose
promptly morphed into an Alaskan moose.
The clouds I like best have a nice pink hue
and I am somewhat wary of those coloured blue.

The mammatus always give me a pain
for I know they forecast a storm, or at least heavy rain.
About black clouds, however, you will not see me whining
because I know each one has a silver lining.

I kept watching as each shape altered
one becoming a rock that had been Gibraltared.
I was hoping for something that would be just fine,
that is to be able to catch a glimpse of the one known as nine.

I would enjoy it for as long as I was allowed
before it turned back into just another cloud.
Then, feeling exhausted as up with the cumulus I tried to keep
I had to turn around and go straight back to sleep.