Modern Mother Goose-On The Loose # 519 (A Welcome Visitor)

The Easter Bunny is coming soon-
And, yes, he will be singing his
springtime tune.
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As little children are very strong-
In the art, of loving a simple song.
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No band is needed, for he can sing
without-
For that is what the Easter Bunny is
all about.
.
Big people like a visit too-
Especially, in the chocolate department,
through and through.
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Baskets and grass, are the regular
fare-
Prepared carefully, with much care.
.
The Easter Bunny is coming soon-
And, yes, he will be singing his
springtime tune.

-2011-

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Modern Mother Goose-On The Loose # 742 (Green)

As a child, I always looked forward to St. Patrick’s Day-

Especially as the parades and the celebrations got underway.

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But the best part of the holiday scene-

Was catching someone at school, not wearing green.

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The majority of us prepared ourselves at least a day ahead-

Because not wearing green could turn into quite a dread.

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Getting pinched was not something to look forward to-

So to avoid the issue, we’d do whatever we had to do.

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Whether it be wearing a green shirt-

Or green earrings, or a green skirt.

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Or a green necklace, or a green ring-

Basically we could get by with just about anything.

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But if one wanted to use their green eyes, it was a cinch-

That it didn’t count and it would lead to that dreaded pinch.

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St. Patrick, may have driven the snakes away-

But if you weren’t wearing green, it would not be your lucky day.

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Of course until I got grown, I always wanted to travel over that rainbow-

To find the pot of gold at the end of it, a story that we all well know.

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May we all have the luck of the Irish, as our rivers flow green-

Amongst the shamrocks, green ale, leprechans, and corn beef sandwiches

that will be heavily seen.

-2007-

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Modern Mother Goose-On The Loose # 144

Mother Nature took her course-

And hit a land in full force.

The world could not ignore and took stock-

Of the sadness, death, grief, need, hurt, and shock.

Mother Nature took her course-

And the world set out to help immediately, and in full force.

-2010-

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Modern Mother Goose-On The Loose # 5

There was a courteous man who drove a courteous mile-

And while he drove that courteous mile, he let the art of texting rest for a while.

-2009-

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Modern Mother Goose-On The Loose # 961 (By The Gallon)

To remember when-
We used to drink it by the gallon.
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It was an easy fix-
Just add water, sugar, and then mix.
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We drank it before school-
We drank it when it was cool.
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We drank it when the weather was hot-
And, to top it off, we certainly liked it a lot.
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It came in many a flavors, in which we could choose-
Really and truly, with any flavor, one could not lose.
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For they all tasted good, and would make us smile-
Hold on a minute, while I finish my glassful, in grand style.
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In my head I still sing, “Kool-Aid, Kool-Aid tastes great-
Wish we had some can’t wait.”
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To remember when-
We used to drink it by the gallon.

-2013-

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Modern Mother Goose-On The Loose (Charley Isn’t A Friend Of Mine)

Charley isn’t a friend of mine-
As a matter of fact he generally puts
me in a bind!

He mostly comes to see me at night-
And during his visits and after I just
don’t feel right!

I’ve done what I could to try and keep
him away-
But it’s easier said than done to keep
him at bay!

He never knocks but comes in unexpectedly
with full force-
Staying his visit, letting it take its course-
My feet and legs would feel so much the better
if he’d stay off of his high horse!
-2001-

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MODERN MOTHER GOOSE-ON THE LOOSE (OUT FOR A WHILE)‏

TWEETIE THE PIGEON WAS RUNNING AROUND THE KITCHEN-

AS HE WAS LET OUT EVERY NOW AND THEN.

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FIRST HE WOULD GO OVER BY THE SINK-

TO SETTLE DOWN FOR A WHILE, TO MAYBE THINK.

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AND THEN HE WOULD HEAD TO UNDER THE TABLE-

AND PECK AROUND AS MUCH AS HE WAS ABLE.

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HE WOULD STRUT BACK AND FORTH, LOOKING TO

SEE WHAT WAS GOING ON-

AND THEN ALL OF A SUDDEN HE WOULD BE GONE.

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FOR HE WANTED TO SIMPLY BE OUT OF SIGHT-

THIS WOULD HAPPEN BOTH DAY AND NIGHT.

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AT LEAST HE THOUGHT THAT HIS HIDING PLACE

WAS UNKNOWN-

UNTIL HIS OWNER GRABBED HIM, TO SET A

DIFFERENT TONE.

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A GOOD EAR RUB WOULD SERVE HIM WELL-

AS HE EYES RELECTED, HIS OWNER COULD TELL.

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UNFORTUNATELY BACK TO HIS CAGE IS WHERE HE

WENT-

UNTIL HIS NEXT OUT TIME, THIS IS WHERE HIS TIME

WOULD BE SPENT.

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TWEETIE THE PIGEON WAS RUNNING AROUND THE KITCHEN-

AS HE WAS LET OUT EVERY NOW AND THEN.

-2015-

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