11/9/11

199.5 {Writer's Workshop Wednesday}

Once again,  I'm linking up with Mama Kat's writer's workshop.

Today's prompt #4 Write a poem where the last two words are 'my friend'.

199.5.
Not a station I listen to as I drive.
It's the pounds I read on the scale.
199.5.
That's right, I said it,
and I think I regret it.
199.5.
More than it should be,
but less than it could be.
199.5.
I once saw 200 climbing down this ladder,
and vowed to myself to never be fatter.
199.5.
With 2 sticks of butter
that promise is broken...
199.5.
Or maybe it's the scale;
Could it be chokin'?
199.5.
Yes, yes... it must be joking!
Well played, my friend.


Check out Mama Kat's writer's workshop...






6 comments:

  1. I love that you say less than it could be. You acknowledge it but still seem to be up for the fight against it, no?

    ReplyDelete
  2. Great poem - very creative! I agree with Arnebya above, too. You seem to take a light-hearted yet serious stance.

    ReplyDelete
  3. I'm always up for the challenge... I'm much more successful when I'm accountable and this blog gives this working from home mom a way to tell it like it is.

    ReplyDelete
  4. I am right there with you. Luckily, I dropped 14 pounds to get to that number. :) Change a few little things, once the inches start melting off it becomes a snowball effect and you'll have more motivation than you know what to do with!

    ReplyDelete

I can't wait to hear from you!