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Obviously Out of Order



Oblivious, of Course

Ollie’s offensive, but nothing to dread,
Out to oblige, as he buries his head.
Feathers a-fly,
His schemes go awry –
Outlining options, omitted instead.

Every occasion, his oompah is off.
Mid-obsolescing, his plume he will doff.
Yet unaware
Others don’t care,
He still misinterprets salute from a scoff.

c2014 by Linda Ann Nickerson

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2 comments:

  1. Fun poem this morning! I enjoy reading and singing your poetry - fun!
    Visiting from A-Z Blogging Challenge,
    Sue
    http://www.door2lore.com/3/post/2014/04/oddominousordinary-objects.html

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  2. Haha, I love the end there! He's just got everything backward, doesn't he? :)

    Random Musings from the KristenHead — O is for Opposite Brain (and Opal)

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