This is performed as a rap, with the rhythm co-COO-co-COO etc. :>)


Puck's dance

Good day! I'm Puck. I've come to stay with you. You're asking why?
Lord Oberon just sent me. He's a mighty type of guy.
Well, Fairy King's his title. And he's short and dark and cute.
So here I am, upon your porch. I'm in my sharpest suit!

Invite me in? Why, thank'ee kindly. Ginger-pig! At heel!
Yes, here's my giant guinea pig. She loves her candied peel.
Down, Ginger! Sorry! She's just pleased to see you, in her way.
She'll be no trouble, just needs feeding thirteen times per day.

So, I can cook and I can clean. I like to garden too.
And all performed as one deft dance. Let's start. There's lots to do!
I'll prep a shepherd's pie and while it bakes I'll hoover stairs.
Your orchard's full of windfalls. Puck'll pick up all the pears.

Ah, handshake. Glad to be of service. Apron on, we're off!
Well, this is strange. The pie has changed. Behold, a stroganoff!
The stairs are in the hoover bag. The pears are on the trees!
And Ginger's drunk on perry, ha. She's waltzing on her knees!

What's that? Get out? I can't. His Fairy Highness sent me here.
I'm Puck. I've come to stay with you. I couldn't be more clear.
It's what I do. I come to stay. 'Til Obers calls me back.
When? I don't know. He never says. Come, Ginger. Let's unpack!




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Written on 2019-03-11 at 19:59

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Thomas DeFreitas The PoetBay support member heart!
Me and Ginger. Thirteen times a day, at least!

I love this "rap." I like especially the second half of the third quatrain, the shepherd's pie, the hoovered stairs. And yes, the windfalls!

Bravissimas all around!
2019-03-12


Lawrence Beck The PoetBay support member heart!
Hilarious but frightening. The little fellow doesn't cross the Atlantic, I hope.
2019-03-11