Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Adam Ant




THREE WORD WEDNESDAY
'adamant, fabricate, peculiar' 

ADAM ANT

Adam Man with all his wit
Took a thousand years (and a little bit)
To create a skyscraper of size
Capable of scraping skies.
Adam Ant, a lowly creature,
Created, easily, this feature,
Using instinct for a guide
Then busily anted-away inside!
He didn't have to contemplate
Before he started to fabricate!
I find this very odd disparity
A very strange peculiarity!
Big-brained Adam Man out-done
By an insect, a little one!
Maybe we are not as wise
As something a millionth of our size!
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PUSSY CAT!


Pussy cat! Pussy cat! Where have you been?
I searched in the plant-pot where leaves were so green.
Pussy cat! Pussy cat! That was a trap!
You're stuck there for ever! Oh what a mishap!
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13 comments:

Lois Evensen said...

My, goodness, what an ant home!

Lisa said...

Lovely post. I really enjoyed Adam Ant and his masterpiece. Nice take on the prompt.

Lisa
InspiredbyLisa

Lucy Corrander said...

Do not the ants come out and walk on the man?

Lucy

Deborah said...

So true ... and I loved 'then busily anted-away inside' :o)

Old Altonian said...

I read somewhere once that if ants were six inches long they would absolutely dominate the earth.
Unlucky for the earth that they're not, because man isn't doing too well with it.

Fear Not the Darkness but What lies Within said...

sheilagh Lee said both are such wonderful prose.Loved them

LKHarris-Kolp said...

I really like the first one... so creative and clever...bravo!

The second one's cute, too.

~laurie

Jinksy said...

It's worth travelling all the way to Australia for two helpings like this! LOL

VL Sheridan said...

Love the poems. Perhaps man should learn to co-operate better like the ant.

oldegg said...

It is always a delight to visit your blog and be entertained by your poetry.

versebender said...

Extremely clever take on the prompt. Very well done! Vb

trisha said...

a pair of adorable poems. loved both of them. the first for its wisdom and the second for its cuteness.

trisha
http://sharmishthabasu.wordpress.com/2011/04/08/the-visitor-for-3ww/

Kim Nelson said...

As an avid gardener, I've always been impressed by the industry of ants, termites, bees and others. If we could be so productive!
Here's my terribly late addition to the bunch:
http://www.kimnelsonwrites.com/2011/04/12/goddess-creates/