What's the Meaning of This? - Pun Poetry

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A Poem Inspired by Another Hub I Read Recently

Before I begin, I need to address.

How exactly, we got into this mess.

Don't send me hate mail, I have no address.

Forget it I'm hungry, I'm going to mess.


I look in the mirror, and I see my face.

Its at least good enough, to get me to first base.

I have a few demons, that I have to face.

I can sing tenor, but I can't sing bass.


When I feel tired, I find somewhere to lean.

I lean on something, you know what I mean.

I'm like the old saying, and I really am lean.

Well at least half, cause I'm not really mean.


I fill up my planter, to the top with soil.

I wrap it up tight, with aluminum foil.

I do the laundry, because now it is soiled.

That did work out, my plan has been foiled.


I tie a slip knot, in a piece of string.

Put it on my finger, and make it a ring.

I hope that you follow, me as I string.

Each of you all, around in a ring.


My concentration, I hope I don't break.

Sometimes I know, I can be a flake.

I drop my planter, and I watch it break.

One of the pieces, looks like a corn flake.


I could go on all day, but then I might cry.

It might actually bring, a tear to my eye.

So I hope that you hear, these words that I cry.

I'm ending this now, simply with I.


I read another poem just earlier that inspired this silly rhyme.

If you sit for a moment and think about it there are hundreds of words that have multiple meanings depending upon how they are used in a sentence. Here are a few more that just didn't seem to work out in my poem. Camp, staple, fence, spring, shop, swing, tire, flood, and mark are just a few of the many. I could go on but that may bore you to tears, so I will end there. If you are reading this, thank you so very much, If you like this or if you hate it please leave a comment It would be greatly appreciated. I hope you have a lovely day and God bless.

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Are you sometimes confused by the meanings of homonyms?

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Zac828 4 years ago from England

What a good fun poem and a great thing to do for everyone; liked it, well done.


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dmop 4 years ago from Cambridge City, IN Author

Hi Zac828, Thanks for your comment and for taking the time to read. Have a great day.


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John Sarkis 4 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

Hi dmop, enjoyed your poem and voted up

John


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dmop 4 years ago from Cambridge City, IN Author

John, thanks for taking the time to read and comment and for your vote, I greatly appreciate it. Enjoy the rest of your day.


stessily 4 years ago

dmop, Very enjoyable poem. Here's to hoping that you indulge in this fun creativity again.

Thank you for including the YouTube of "Pun-Sured Lungs"; performance poetry is interesting; I especially liked his lines that "It has been said in time that truth hurts, So many pass out before my first verse is completed."

Well done.


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dmop 4 years ago from Cambridge City, IN Author

stessily, glad you enjoyed it. I plan to record all of my poetry and add it as video on my hubs but haven't got that far yet.


stessily 4 years ago

dmop, I hope that you find the time to record your poetry. Your pun poem would be fun as performance poetry. Are you M.C. Proph!t?


kimberlyslyrics 4 years ago

voted way up!


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dmop 4 years ago from Cambridge City, IN Author

kimberlyslyrics, thank you so much for the kind comment. Have a terrific day!


kimberlyslyrics 4 years ago

dhop

right back at ya, I'll be back, I do enjoy your hubs

keep em coming, now maybe I should take my own advice LOL

cheers


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christin53 4 years ago from UK

Good poems and I've learnt what homonym means. Thank god for Google :)


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dmop 4 years ago from Cambridge City, IN Author

christin53, there are to many homonyms to mention, it seems that most words in the English language are. Glad you learned something new, have an awesome day.


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ocfireflies 3 years ago from North Carolina

what a fun indulgence

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