Mr. Groundhog

Mr. Groundhog

A Poem by Andrew
"

Winter blues finally got the best of my peachy demeanor

"
Dear Mr. Groundhog,

Please tell me,

What did I do?


To deserve


All this ice


And this cold


And feel blue?


Frankly, Mr. Groundhog,


I'm sick of this s**t!


I wish you would retire,


die,


quit.


Gah!


Sometimes,


I wish you were blind!


You'd search for that shadow,


Search,


But not find.


And in the search


for your shadow,


so dear,


You'll come upon a hunter,


grinning,


from ear to ear.


Eureka!


I've found the elixir


for feelings so blue.


A nice hearty bowl of


hot groundhog stew.


© 2010 Andrew



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Living in Canada, I can really relate to this one. Love the humor flowing through this poem. It's a delightful read!

Posted 7 Years Ago


Dear Writer,

Humor is the splice of life, my friend. I'm glad that you can see that and incorporate it into your poems. Sorry if it wasn't intended to be humorous, but it did come across that way to me. Just a matter of opinion: since you begin the poem as a letter, why not write the poem like a letter? Dear Mr. Groundhog, Message, and then close the letter. Anyways, that's not necessary. No redundancy can be found. Excellent rhythm and flow. Good rhyming too.

Sorry this review is short. I usually do a bit longer, but I guess shorter means I couldn't find as much wrong with it. [; 9.6/10.

A Fellow Writer,
S. W. Scaggs

Posted 7 Years Ago


This is funny and I am feel that way. i am ready for spring to be here as well. Killing off the groundhog is a great way to end the winter blues even if it doesn't bring the spring

Posted 7 Years Ago


Humorous. I am sick of this crap ice/snow too. You tell that b*****d just how you hope for his demise. Also, you tell him how great he would taste! Love it.

Patrick

Posted 7 Years Ago


A nice break from all the serious poetry I've been reading... hilarious, lighthearted, short and concise. I loved it! :)

Posted 7 Years Ago


HAHAHA!!!!! I love it! It's so original! Well done!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted 7 Years Ago


This is funny and yes i am feeling the winter blues myself...Just thankful i have a roof over my head...My heart gos out to all those who have no homes in this dead of winter snow-accain :)

Posted 7 Years Ago


Well I am a girl from the cold state of WI and I have to say I agree with this poem but love it even more. I think those bitten by winter's frost could understand and appreciate this poem more! Great write

Posted 7 Years Ago


HAHA I've felt a little this way myself lately, though here we don't have to deal with snow and ice, only rain...and a very little rain in comparision to some parts of the country, or world, so I shouldn't be complaining. It's all relative, though...and I sense your frustration, it played out here quite well. Enjoy your stew. :)

Posted 7 Years Ago



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