Happy April Fool’s Day/beginning of National Poetry Month!!!!! 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 Downtown drivers in Columbia, South Carolina were angry to find parking tickets on their windshields today…until they realized they were actually poems.
The sun is shining and I’m content
to be myself, walking across the Common
as families queue up by the Swan Boats,
Rob Cook – The One Moment When Dandelions Don’t Die
What protects the cellular
in the quietest part of a gunshot.
Movies almost always had happy endings, unless they were foreign.
—–—Andrew Grant Jackson, 1965: The Most Revolutionary Year in Music
——What’s with you foreigners? We don’t like that downer crap over here.
Oh, wait, we do: when the Shangri-Las recorded “The Leader of the Pack”
———in 1964, it shot to the top of the Billboard Hot 100, and not because
Jimmy and his girl Betty rode off together on his motorcycle and lived
———happily ever after, either, since her folks were always putting him down
(down, down) and saying he came from the wrong side of town,
——–so when she had to say goodbye, all she could do was cry, I’m sorry