Make A-ware to B-ware!


Day 25

 Today, we challenge you to write a poem that takes the form of a warning label . . . for yourself! 

Do not feed doughnuts or ‘do-nots’,
For both as a challenge are seen;
Do not disturb writing new notes.
For writers disturbed can be mean.

Do not expect to remember
Your name: it’s a thing he forgets,
(Although introduced in September,
By March he will offer regrets).

Do not expect him to chow on
Some turnips, or parsnips indeed,
Such veg, he says, feed the cow on:
Regards it as animal feed.

Do not regale him with ‘music’
Consisting of nothing but beat:
That sort of stuff makes him too sick
To even start moving his feet.

Do not harm anything living,
Unless self-defence is the cause,
He can be most unforgiving,
To those hurting creatures with paws!

Do not try mugging or robbing,
For he has a temper bar none,
And you will be like to be sobbing,
Even if you are more than just one!

© April 2018 Colonialist

About colonialist

Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies. Recently Indie Publishing has been added to this list.
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8 Responses to Make A-ware to B-ware!

  1. Pingback: NaPoWriMo / GloPoWriMo 2018 – Day 25 – “Beware Of The Dancing Geek!” by David Ellis | toofulltowrite (I've started so I'll finish)

  2. disperser says:

    I like the sign . . . they should all be like that.

    Like

  3. Widdershins says:

    A cautionary tale indeed! 😀

    Like

  4. Love your poem, but can’t help wondering if the bridge will be back home again anytime soon!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Calmgrove says:

    You forgot to add to this
    “Do not rattle his cage”
    We can only assume
    It’s something to do with his age
    That makes him fly off the handle
    And into some kind of a rage

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