Poem: There Was an Odd Woman

odd_womanby Bruce Lansky

There was an odd woman
who lived in a shoe.
Which, I think you’ll agree,
was a dumb thing to do.
Her husband divorced her.
Her kids ran away.
The shoe smells disgusting.
Why on earth did she stay?

© Bruce Lansky, reprinted from If Pigs Could Fly…and Other Deep Thoughts, published by Meadowbrook Press. Used by permission.

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