Dinner Song

by Peter Taylor

Silly, chilly, cotton pie,
Whitewash clouds keep rolling by;
Blackbird, white bird, wonder why
Outdoor things can fly so high?

Wonder, thunder, Mother Goose,
Mad King George is on the loose;
He’s forgiven, bell and noose,
She’s cooked golden, legs and juice!


About the Author...

Peter Taylor has published Trainer, The Masons, and Aphorisms. He writes for children and adults and his poems have been published internationally in The Caterpillar Chronicles, Contemporary Verse 2, Frostwriting, The Glass Coin, nether, Open Minds, Phantom Kangaroo, Pirene’s Fountain, and StepAway Magazine. His experimental verse play on the Civil War, Antietam, won honourable mention in the 2010 War Poetry Contest in Northampton, Massachusetts. He lives in Aurora, Canada.

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