HUMOR IN POETRY

Being of the Tlingit Nation, I have realized that our Native peoples have a sense of humor that is unique - if not cynical at times. I have decided to include some poetry that I have written that is amusing to say the least. I also believe we all must laugh at ourselves and enjoy life one day at a time. Keep Smiling - Melody

LET'S TALK ABOUT ME!!!

Come on...let's talk about me,
because that is all that matters you see,
whether you adore me or not,
and whether I am pretty or fat,
about the way I think,
about the way I feel,
about the way I see,
and what to me is real...

Do you really matter,
are you really real,
no - not to me,
so - let's just talk about me...

MY EX-BOYFRIEND

When I first met him, 
he had long hair and a leather jacket,
and I told God..."You're kidding!!!"
four long years, filled with tears,
and new found fears,
I found out...
HE WAS

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Melody Jackson

mjackson@gci.net
Juneau, AK 99801
United States

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