Not my cup of tea


When
you……
can….
finish
the
common phrase “Fits of”
t e….With either the glad word.…..
W….G..Laughter or the cold word……..
e……..Coughing, then Perhaps……
ll..….what you need is some…….
S….one to tell you to…………
oo n Go, get to bed………...
Right now
And a spot of hot tea

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. jasmine calyx
    Dec 07, 2012 @ 10:13:52

    You are an incredible treasure. Superb shaping—love “get wells” as the handle. “glad word laughter” and “cold word coughing” … such a pleasure to my ear! (the sound of the words, not the noises of sickness). We all need someone wise to tell us when to go to bed … and to make us some hot tea! I love your steam. 🙂 This is so good!

    Reply

    • wordcoaster
      Dec 07, 2012 @ 13:56:25

      Thank you! I haven’t written many concrete poems (perhaps because the spacing can become so tedious at times), but glad you enjoyed it! I was in a mad scramble to post it on time, and ended up with an interesting title initially–it’s still embedded in the hyperlink. I still am not quite pleased with the handle, but I tried so many different ways to format it and this one seemed to be the most understandable (it’s supposed to say “Get Well Soon”) Maybe I’ll experiment some more 🙂

      Reply

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