In my backyard

In my backyard
I found a tart.

Says Jay, “Pray tell,
you might as well,

what will you do with it?”
“Whip cream, you nit,

put it on top
and eat the slop.”

– Felix Morgenstern (© 2011)

Written for Sunday Scribblings and My Backyard, this should easily compete with the silliest of Mother Goose.


Linda Jacobs said...

Silly and cool!

Old Egg said...

My mind went into overdrive in developing that scenario. What a fun poem.

Maxwell Mead Williams Robinson Barry said...

a fun take.


Gel said...

light and whimsical

Jae Rose said...

Lovely rhyme..Jae

Belva Rae Staples said...

I would not eat a tart found on the ground in my backyard, but to each his own. This is a cute ditty!