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Friday, 18 September 2020

THE SMILE POEMS #44 - EASILY LEAD

 I have a portfolio of features, reviews, poetry and short fiction published in all sorts of places - Belfast Telegraph, Tribune, Ireland's Own, Dalhousie Review, Fairlight Books, Reader's Digest, Reality, Lapwing Poetry, Ink, Sweat & Tears, Spillwords, Dear Reader, Amethyst Review, Black Bough, to name a selection.  Oh, and the odd BBC radio contribution. I wrote books on retailing, on dealing with job losses and a biography of film star Stephen Boyd.


This is a series of (hopefully) funny poems from hundreds I've written over the years (inspired by the likes of Spike Milligan and Roger McGough) to provoke a smile in these odd times.

My own original Text ©2020 Joe Cushnan (But you can RT!) 


EASILY LEAD

 

A pencil with a cold

And a stuffed up nose

Was in love and knew 

What he had to do.

 

He approached a sheet of paper

And without much ballyhoo 

Said: “You know me, 

I dot my 'i's on you.”





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