Friday, January 25, 2013

It's Time to Say Goodbye

It's Time to Say Goodbye

When we met
we agreed
he would stay for
two weeks.
He was welcome --
so charming,
so fine.

Now it's been
a whole month.
He must go soon for sure.
But he fits now
into our

He's charming,
bright spirited,

We forget that
he's only
a pine.

© Mary Lee Hahn, 2013

Friday, January 11, 2013

Traffic Cop

Flickr Creative Commons photo by  /Sizemore/


Drivers think the traffic cop
is totally about the, "STOP!"
Standing hours in twelve below
what I need to do is GO!

© Mary Lee Hahn, 2013

A Careerhyme (invented by J. Patrick Lewis) is "...light verse, in which the name of an occupation appears somewhere in the first line."