Falling back on rhyme

It’s a strange day; I have nothing to say

At least out loud in print.

Continue to doodle or check with google,

Or clear the brain with peppermint?


The day is rare when I don’t share

Thoughts swirling in my head,

My mind is mumbling, words are jumbling.

I’ll stick with rhymes instead.


The days are dry, hard to say why,

But let’s make them special occasions,

For skies are blue; I’m grateful with you

That we have cause for jubilations!



Make a date to celebrate!

It’s Pepperoni Pizza Day!

A favorite of yours, of that I’m sure,

But if not, please don’t say.


Tomorrow’s Day of Peace – wars should cease,

No one killing for power.

It would be brief but what a relief

If only for 24 hours.


Friday is the first day of fall, y’all!

Some say autumnal equinox.

Kick off the weekend with peace and pizza

And dig out those fuzzy socks.

About Teresa Pearson Lee

Retired after 33 years of teaching English and French (one year in private school in Memphis, TN and the rest in public school in Doniphan, MO. Enjoying new adventures - all those things I put off for lack of time, energy, now I can try them! Pottery, writing, traveling, camping, kayaking, dancing, listening to some of the best live music ever, and making lively new friendships. All christened with an appreciation for great red wine! Created and operated KC's on the Current, then sold it and managed it for new owners. You might still find me at the reservation desk when spring rolls around. Born and raised in St. Louis, MO near The Hill. Though a transplant to Southeast Missouri, still a city gal at the core with a deep love of the natural resources in these Ozark foothills. Currently I am a content coordinator for Poplar Bluff Living Magazine and a columnist/stringer for the local weekly The Prospect News. My rescue Siamese helps with most of the proofreading; he has a great ear. I relish the solitude easily had in the Mark Twain Forest but thoroughly enjoy lively outings for music, wine, conversation close to home or in my beloved hometown. Technology is my greatest challenge but so worth the shared connections. There may be a need for solitude but there is little loneliness. The material in this blog written by Teresa Lee is her property and cannot be used without express written consent to do so.
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