He loosed
my muse
from hair
to shoes
gave me the will
for wubulous whim
and star-bellied glee.

He had the Rx
for making a mess
of noun-sies
and verb-ootles.

He gifted me with
oodles and oodles
of ways to play with
words on page
silly the syllables,
ribbon the rage.



Written for Poetic Asides




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5 Responses to Seuss

  1. qbit says:

    silly the syllables,
    ribbon the rage

    Amazing. And yes, I think I too owe a lot to him for opening words to joy and surprise.

  2. erbiage says:

    Another gem, de! Especially like verbootles

    Sent from my iPhone


  3. poetry super-de-dooper-de-booper…

  4. Perfect one for you, especially those last two lines.

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