Monday Memories: The First Tree Is Mine

Today’s “Monday Memories” poem was previously published in February, 2019.  Enjoy its short, yet humor-filled verses which tell a bit of a story.

gray concrete roadway beside green and brown leafed trees

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Farmer Fred lives near an insignificant, small town

His atrocious driving skills are very well renowned

 

He pops into town usually once a week

Leaving his farmhouse to take a peek

 

After a day filled with nothing and too much fizzle

Fred stops over at a local tavern to wet his whistle

 

He orders a cheeseburger and a sweet sarsaparilla

When a wayward woman spots this handsome fella

 

Marge is a forgotten classmate from their high school

She navigates quite well when playing a game of pool

 

She stumbles over and sits down—a bit wobbly

Ordering another drink seems to be her hobby

 

Fred informs Marge that his driving is now restricted

He has been crashing too much and been ticketed

 

Marge asks, “How do you then drive that old Ford truck?”

Fred replies, “I just need a navigator to bring me luck”

 

He asks her, “Interested in helping me one final time?”

“Sure my dear friend!  But . . . the first tree is mine!”

 

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