From September 2011.




Map of the Bay State

I was baptized in Somerville:
Lived there two years, for good or ill.
I couldn't reach the windowsill
During my time in Somerville.

I used to work in Roxbury,
A place of tenement and tree
Where Carmelites have a nunnery.
Hail, blessed, wounded Roxbury!

 

The Trappists live in Spencer, Mass.,
Where rabbits scamper through the grass.
Their church has wonderful stained glass!
I should revisit Spencer, Mass.

I've never seen Hyannisport.
I wouldn't sell that small town short.
Some folks drink liquor by the quart
When they sail off Hyannisport.

 

I'm living here in Arlington,
Where every Sunday's full of sun
And writer's work is never done.
Please join me here in Arlington!





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Lawrence Beck The PoetBay support member heart!
Nicely done. Very amusing.
2020-02-27