PLEASE DON'T TAKE THIS SERIOUSLY...by b. Malin
SATIRE, AND ONLY SATIRE...
Before I start this piece, I want to state that this Poem is meant to be Satire, and only Satire. I do not wish to offend...the guilty know who they are, and the Innocent are having the last Laugh.
I met a Man at the Pool today...
He was wearing a Long Flowing Gown.
And Everyone there was acting in a most Peculiar way.
So Polite to one another...like you wouldn't believe,
It really was quite a sight to see...Cartoon Network.
I heard someone Sneeze and another say, "God Bless You".
As he looked towards the Man's direction for approval.
I thought to myself Why?
But this Man, the one in the Long Flowing Gown,
Just stood his ground as he looked around.
He seemed to be upset...and he looked so unkempt,
Sort of like an Old Hippie, but in a Youthful sort of way.
I walked over to him and cleared my throat and said,
"Hi, how are you today...With weather like this,
you must be fine...it's So Devine...The Sun up Above,
casting its Rays of Love...what more could one ask for"?
He just stared at me...and then he spoke.
"You're different", he answered in a deep echo voice,
"Not like the Clowns over there...Or my gang of Angels",
He said pointing up at the sky. Now I was intrigued...
He continued..."I needed a Vacation, so I said Peter,
Where is it nice? Peter told me San Diego, So I took his Advice,
The Freeways were a Fright...With People Cursing, and Yelling,
Left and Right and me in the middle giving them My Finger in Disgust!
Yes, I gave them a Sign that I knew they would All Understand.
And if that weren't enough...It started to Snow, Snow in San Diego?
I'll have to talk to Peter about that one when I get back home".
He paused, "and Now I'm in Florida, God's waiting room" he laughed.
Showing his sense of Humor, and I Laughed too.
It seemed like he was starting to lighten up and maybe... enjoy the day...
And his Vacation in Florida...where it Never, Never Snows.