MY SON WHO TAKES THINGS LITERALLY & A SLICE OF TOAST – A true story told in verse!


This is a wonderful start to this weekends challenge. I’m sure we all know someone like this.

- MIKE STEEDEN -

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My son who takes things literally,

Did one day say unto me,

“We have no sliced bread left Dad,

We’ve only rolls I see.

 

And I desire some toast this morn,

To breakfast on before,

I take my leave to study,

Maybe compose a musical score.”

 

My riposte was to observe,

He’d be wise to toast a roll,

Yet he replied, “Said roll won’t fit,

In the toaster, don’t you know.”

 

So I said, “Cut the roll in half,

For then you’ll find it sits,

Comfortably in said toaster,

And you can then breakfast on it.”

 

“I’ve cut the roll in half now,

Yet I am somewhat confused,

You see the roll still not fits.”

At this I was amused.

 

“I see you’ve cut it top to bottom,

When if you had any common sense,

You would have halved it sideways,

How can you…

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3 thoughts on “MY SON WHO TAKES THINGS LITERALLY & A SLICE OF TOAST – A true story told in verse!

  1. AS an ex-breadman (when I was working my way through university), I can certainly appreciate the nuances of toast verse. You;ve truly “risen” to the occassion – it’s definitely ‘proof”. Ha! Well done and thank for sharing!

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