Shadey Time’s

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In The old day’s,
it was very
shadey. It is sunny
now. We don’t like
it now. It’s very
very hot      Today I wish
it were old times’

——

Many thanks to my six-year-old self, who clearly did not understand the proper use of apostrophes but correctly utilized the subjunctive.

Click the image to view my original writing. Is it poetry or prose?

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8 Comments on “Shadey Time’s”

  1. KHL says:

    My vote is poetic prose.

  2. Romgi says:

    I love the shady days!

  3. Slim Shady says:

    What’s really funny is that I immediately decided what this poem* is about: they cut down the tree in the front yard of the house where you & I grew up. It used to shade the front room quite nicely; after the tree was cut down, our house was very hot.

    Go Team Global Warming!

    * Because of its deep symbolism and the way you typed it out, it seems like a poem. But looking at the original writing, I’d say KHL is more accurate with the “poetic prose” label.

  4. roni says:

    Don’t you all wonder what the white bat is doing in the scene? I’m really curious about that…

  5. Romgi says:

    That is a bat? I thought it was a very angry dog. A dog that is angry at the tree.

  6. roni says:

    I guess it could be a dog, but to me it looks like a bat. Then again, I’ve seen what my version of a pterodactyl looks like, so really, this could be anything…

  7. Welcome to the Neighborhood says:

    It’s a little girl covered in motor oil, courtesy of the next-door-neighbor-boy.

  8. roni says:

    Well, I take it back. This could not be ANYTHING…because it is definitely not me!

    I still vote it’s an albino bat. Dunno why, but that’s what my intuition is telling me. Or maybe my memory. Whichever.


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