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Oh Bother!


Eagerly, lustfully
Pouring a hitherto
Coconut beverage
Into a glass fast
When, as luck
Would have it,
A few droplets
Escape down
My leopard printed
Sleeve. The animal in
It, no doubt, determined
To slake a thirst.

Not to be bested,
I shot upstairs
And beneath the faucet
Tried to wrest
The droplets from it
With a vigorous squeeze,
Too late! Cut both sleeves
Away. The one
Going awry
For the quenching
Of the other.
Say you, “ Unfair”?
Oh bother!
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Submitted by Belleta on January 18, 2021

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Poetry writing is a passion I have enjoyed for many years and hope to continue in the years to come. Going forward, I would like to explore more genres and improve. more…

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  • This incident happened today and I was inspired to write a poem about it because I was so miffed that I had spilled some of it.
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