Thursday, April 05, 2007

A pre-Easter poem

'Twas 3 days until Easter and all through the kitchen
the kids were coloring eggs and Momma was a'bitchin'.
"Next year it's back to the plastic ones," she said
"These dyes on my fingers - what a pain in the head!"

The children were happy, colored from head to toe
while Dad sat in the recliner and watched it snow.
A freak April snow storm rolled into the air
and the weather combined with vinegar dyes made Momma a bear.

"It just doesn't seem right to color eggs while it snows!"
and with that Momma finished a bottle of Jim Beam in one go.
The longer they colored the hard-boiled chicken embryos
Momma seethed and wished to the bar she could go.

Then the kids said, "Hey Momma, we made some for you!"
and on the eggs they'd put hearts and wrote "Momma, I love you."
She put up the whiskey and drew them all near
and said, "We're still not coloring real eggs next year."

3 comments:

Lori said...

Sounds like a real family! And is it really snowing there? It's supposed to be rainy and cold here this weekend. Happy Easter!

Lori said...

Oh, and I just found something we do not agree on. Jack Daniels, my friend. Jack Daniels.

Shannon said...

Great Poem Diva!

I was going to say that I couldn't believe it snowed yesterday, BUT, this is Oklahoma, huh? So, ya, I can believe it. :)

Haven't seen you in awhile. I am so excited about Alyssa and Keith's baby! YAY!

Just have to get Courtney and Chad talked into it now.......