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(posted for NaPoWriMo - National Poetry Writing Month)


When Trash and Trinkets Become Treasures



Tomorrow, the world will look to London for the much-anticipated royal wedding, when Kate Middleton will marry her own Prince Charming, William of Wales. In the meantime, opportunists are seizing the chance to score a few bucks with mementos of every sort.


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The carpet of red is in place,

With grins marking every face.

Outside, hawkers vend

And try to pretend

Their merchandise dares not disgrace.


From china to condoms and more,

The marketing mavens may roar.

Hot tea bags, fake jewels

And paper doll fools

May mimic the wedding top drawer.


Perhaps we have little to fear
From  matchbooks and mugs for foamed beer,

For Will and his Kate

Are merely the bait

Of tackiness from Sue Veneer.


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3 comments:

  1. Yes, you know you're important when people drink their tea while looking at your face on their mug.

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  2. What a great poem!
    With a great point well made.

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  3. This makes me smile. Congratulations on finishing the A-Z Challenge.
    Langley Writes about Writing

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