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

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!!!

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!

keith nunes
very clever! great feel to it and extra good lines. good stuff

made me smile!!!!
Zippidy do day this write made me feel
love it!!!!!
ya know that I do:)love ya always

Nice AbC Acrostic! I enjoyed reading it :o)

lastromantichero The PoetBay support member heart!
hey there a lovely poem and so very clever an excellent entrant
rgds mike

Rob Graber
Clever, with a natural flow!