Poem of the Day

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Mystery Man

by Jane Williams

 

I met a man I didn’t know

But he knew me from go to woe

Your name I think is Paris Post

He said deadpan as eggs on toast

 

You enjoy Pine and Mountain Breeze

A little wine and too much cheese

Your tan is Airbrush Number One

The colour of your hair is Plum

 

Who are you I asked by and by

Soothsayer? Psychic? Private eye?

No said the man, nothing so odd

Though mine is an interesting job

 

I move at dawn from house to house

Not quite as quiet as a mouse

And at each one I find a clue

To him and her and you and you

 

Strong and quick and light on my feet

I seize the secrets of the streets

I am without apologist …

Your neighbourhood garbologist!

 

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