A mini-saga.


The Life and Death of Mark

mark was born outside the capital

life was initially very good

his mother dot had a parent's thesis

that he should not be bracketed

or labelled

mark's father would be released soon

as he was at the end of his sentence

dot got mark into line

she counselled him when he was excited

exclamation mark

she urged him to be quizzical

question mark

she wanted him to be a man of letters

so much so that she awarded him

a post trophy

but mark became ill

he dashed to hospital

dot was at his side

the news was bad

half of his colon was missing

yes a semi colon

mark worsened

he became typo

he fell into a deep comma

sadly marks short life

came to a full stop

dot thought it a fitting end









Poetry by Chris Fernie
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Written on 2009-06-11 at 09:34

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Louise. J
Nice ..
2009-06-11


Purple Phoenix
Thanks for the chuckle, very clever. :-)
2009-06-11


Purple Phoenix
Thanks for the chuckle, very clever. :-)
2009-06-11