Tag Archives: April

Cranky Poems for a Late Spring

Song for Municipal Workers There are potholes aplenty just outside my house, Some big as a manhole, some small as a mouse, One shaped like the head of my dear cousin Klaus. They came by to patch them last week. … Continue reading

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What rhymes with month?

April is Poetry Month, forsooth, which is the only time you can get away with a word like that, to tell you the truth. “Do we really need a whole month?” the poetry haters whine.” Wouldn’t a long weekend do … Continue reading

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Renew this

T.S. Elliot wrote, “April is the cruelest month.” Nuh-uh, Mr. Elliot. (Or may I call you “T”?) That’s not how you spell it. It’s c-o-o-l-e-s-t. April is the coolest month. Of course, when he wrote that, Elliot was probably still … Continue reading

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