Keep Your Shoes

Comically obsessive behaviour
might possibly relate to my good self,
please have a seat in my clean humble home -
but do not forget to take off your shoes,
I jest - keep them on your stinky old feet.
Labels keep my sanity strapped to earth,
from towels to dishes for my fancy guests,
co-ordinated examples smile love;
personality's exaggeration
is not everyone's cup of fine Earl Gray,
but it is mine so watch it or I'll scream!
Perhaps you know my dear sweet brother Ross?
He's a palaeontologist you know,
try saying that after a glass of wine
while the vacuum sucks coffee granules.
Many moons ago weight was an issue,
but now it is not so please don't bring that
up again or I'll have to burn your coat.
My husband's name is Chandler Bing - so weird!
You may call me Monica E Gellar
for I'm a modern woman and besides
there's no way I am ever going to sign
his stupid second name - it sucks big time.
Thank you kindly for visiting this day,
don't forget to shut the door when you leave.

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Submitted on September 22, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 965
Words 188
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 25

Ian Sawicki

Ian Sawicki has been writing poetry for over twenty years. He is a Manchester born poet, who has dedicated his life to exploration and composition of poetry. His work reflects the many great influential experiences of his life, the pain, the pleasure combined to create new exciting poetry. If anyone is interested in my books then please visit my lulu storefront. All artwork on these books is by my own hand. more…

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