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Friday, April 9, 2021

Poem #9- Dr. Destructo


Please note puppy chew toy directly under my tennis shoe.

"Dr.  Destructo"

That
first summer
my mother gives 
me a nasty nickname.
She calls me Dr. Destructo.
It's true, I love to chew. 
And I did eat those flip flops.
And yes, two computer cords (in one week),
And her toothbrush, and several other relatively insignificant objects.
But I didn't mean to spill coke on her laptop.

(C) Carol Wilcox, 2021

*I thought this poem was an etheree, which I believed was a ten line poem with each line having one more word than the previous line. It turns out, though, that an Etheree is actually about syllables.  The first line has a single syllable, and each line “grows” by one syllable until the tenth line has 10 syllables. So I guess this is NOT an etheree...

8 comments:

Cathy said...

Dr. Desructo. I'm rolling!!! Carol, this was a fun read. I think young students would love it - I loved it! The way you were so descriptive about what he had done really worked well for this poem.

Linda B said...

Whether an 'etheree' or not, it's fun the way your wrote, Carol, with all those Dr. Destructo shenanigans, including, oh my, the Coke!

Mary Lee said...

How about a new form called a "word-theree?" No matter. It's super fun, and that last line...OUCH!

Ramona said...

I love the various forms you're using to share Rooney's escapades. It's perfect how "...several other relatively insignificant objects" stretches out the line, followed by the terse finality of the final line. So fun!

Janice Scully said...

I love the poem in the dog's words, and the humor, as if to say with each prank or accident, What's the big deal!

Unknown said...

Hi miss wilcox this is Penelopi I thought I would check out you're vlog when I found you had one! I really like the DR. destructo poem it was super fun to read.

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