a short story...perhaps a moral as well.


Button and Zippers (Dino's ABC Challenge)

a fter a long discussion
b utton and zipper
c ame to an understanding
d eciding together that
e ach had a place in the world
f or they both were necessary
g ear for the mechanics of clothing
h elping to open and close
i ndividual articles of dress such as
j umpers, shirts, skirts and pants
k eeping all the necessaries inside
l eaving nothing to chance
m embers of a team they sometimes were
n either more important than the other
o ften supporting the job of mothers
p reparing their children for school while
q uestioning the little ones on their
r ote memory of their spelling words
s tudied the night before
t wo purposeful pieces designed often
u noticed by the passing world
v ertical or horizonal in position
w anting only to please never squeeze
x eric sweat from a brow while closing and
z ipping up any bulging fat.

kathy lockhart
9/21/06




Poetry by Kathy Lockhart The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2006-09-21 at 16:39

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Jessica Rexroat
show off!
just kidding
Hey everybody that's my aunt! that's my aunt! that's my aunt!
You're pretty darn good at this stuff!!!
2006-09-22


Phyllis J. Rhodes
I feel like I've been to the circus! What fun! xeric...not in my old school dictionary.
You had to go to the big liberry!
2006-09-22


keith nunes
very clever! great feel to it and extra good lines. good stuff
2006-09-21


wee2souls
made me smile!!!!
Zippidy do day this write made me feel
love it!!!!!
ya know that I do:)love ya always
cindymac:)
2006-09-21


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Nice AbC Acrostic! I enjoyed reading it :o)
2006-09-21


lastromantichero
hey there a lovely poem and so very clever an excellent entrant
rgds mike
2006-09-21


Rob Graber
Clever, with a natural flow!
2006-09-21