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My helpful son overhears
the floor needs wax
says Iíll do it
drops to his knees
pounds with his fist
shouts with glee
Whack whack


© by Joe Cottonwood.
Used here with the authorís permission.


Joe Cottonwood is a semi-retired contractor with a lifetime of small jobs repairing homes. He lives with his high school sweetheart under redwoods in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California, caring for curly-haired dogs and straight-haired grandchildren. Joe's latest book is Random Saints. Learn more about him at www.joecottonwood.com.

 

 


Post New Comment:
Anastasia:
What a delight!
Posted 12/10/2021 11:26 AM
jamvan:
lol lol - and lucky you with such a helpful son :)
Posted 12/07/2021 01:07 AM
Jancan:
Clever and amusing
Posted 12/06/2021 11:46 PM
Robert Walton:
We all need a whack now and then, but especially the odd floor.
Posted 12/06/2021 02:50 PM
Lori Levy:
Short, but says a lot and with humor.
Posted 12/06/2021 12:12 PM
pwax:
Laughed out loud!
Posted 12/06/2021 11:47 AM
Sharon Waller Knutson:
Love my poetry buddy's whacky sense of humor.
Posted 12/06/2021 09:50 AM
Shoshauna Shy:
Love it!
Posted 12/06/2021 09:24 AM
Michael:
Reminds me of my boys, Joe!
Posted 12/06/2021 08:45 AM
bbatcher:
Hilarious!
Posted 12/06/2021 07:21 AM


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