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The Eclectic Pen - Hard on My Nerves

By: Joyce M. (j3m)   + 16 more  
Date Submitted: 1/24/2009
Last Updated: 5/16/2009
Genre: Literature & Fiction » Poetry
Words: 99

  What time is it now
She asks again and I sigh
Later than before

Six and all is well
Six o one and all is well
Two after still good

Forty-three to go
Can my nerves stand her desire
Can we start early

Six thirty not yet
Hold her off a bit longer
Won't I please say yes

Six forty-five now go
She grabs the keys and flies out
Wheels spin and burn

What was I thinking
She is not responsible
Enough for this car

I only wish wish
The time for learning to drive
Was far in our past

As this was not really a Haiku, I thought I would edit it and make it one. :) :)

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Stephen M. (sfm) - 1/27/2009 10:10 AM ET
nice haiku
Kim C. (snapshot) - 1/27/2009 3:34 PM ET
ah, fun! i like it
Marta J. (booksnob) - 1/28/2009 9:05 AM ET
Oh, the pain of having a novice teenage driver in the house... I have one of those too!
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