Lounge Lizards

Lounge Lizards

A Poem by Marie Harrison
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Lounge Lizards

Leaping lizards

Lounge in the sun

Basking in the glory

Of the day’s bright

Orange glow

Contemplating low on

Food, procreation,

And the fine art of living

With their mouths

Open wide and eyes shut

The earth turned

As their human

Friends sinned

Wondering how much Money they’ll win

As they take a spin

At the roulette table

After an afternoon quickie

As the hours tick by

Sometimes we need to be Picky!

© 2011 Marie Harrison


Author's Note

Marie Harrison
FarSide Cartoons were my inspiration

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Like the final couplet,a poem that is both funny and critcal,lots of irony.Good work.

Posted 7 Years Ago


A care giver sometimes comes to be critical of her beneficiary. Its in the wrist. Nice write!

Posted 7 Years Ago


The last line sums this piece up and makes you pay attention.

Posted 7 Years Ago


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I really like this, playful, entertaining and very very creative!

Posted 7 Years Ago


the metaphor used here is so entertaining!

:)

Posted 7 Years Ago


very creative and interesting piece. good job!

Posted 7 Years Ago


Creatively written from great inspiration!

Posted 7 Years Ago


Those Lounge Lizards were my friends for many years. I do miss them. Thank you the entertaining poem.
Coyote

Posted 7 Years Ago


more over; I enjoy the way you capture rolling thought, and originality in style.

Posted 7 Years Ago


Sounds like the kind of life I want to lead. Quite a funny read.

Posted 7 Years Ago



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Added on December 29, 2011
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Marie Harrison
Marie Harrison

Atlanta, GA



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