Tuesday, December 22, 2015

12 Days of Laundry



 

12 Days of Laundry
 
On the first day of Laundry my Maggie gave to me
A body in a tall tree.

 

On the second day of Laundry my Maggie gave to me
Two barking dogs and
A body in a tall tree.

 
On the third day of Laundry my Maggie gave to me
Three sheets on the line
Two barking dogs and
A body in a tall tree.

 
On the fourth day of Laundry my Maggie gave to me
Four police cars
Three sheets on the line
Two barking dogs and
A body in a tall tree.

 
On the fifth day of Laundry my Maggie gave to me
Five gray-ish hairs
Four police cars
Three sheets on the line
Two barking dogs and
A body in a tall tree.

On the sixth day of Laundry my Maggie gave to me
Six family members
Five gray-ish hairs
Four police cars
Three sheets on the line
Two barking dogs and
A body in a tall tree.
 
On the seventh day of Laundry my Maggie gave to me
Seven pithy comments
Six family members
Five gray-ish hairs
Four police cars
Three sheets on the line
Two barking dogs and
A body in a tall tree.

 
On the eighth day of Laundry my Maggie gave to me
Eight murder suspects
Seven pithy comments
Six family members
Five gray-ish hairs
Four police cars
Three sheets on the line
Two barking dogs and
A body in a tall tree.

 
On the ninth day of Laundry my Maggie gave to me
Nine nosy neighbors
Eight murder suspects
Seven pithy comments
Six family members
Five gray-ish hairs
Four police cars
Three sheets on the line
Two barking dogs and
A body in a tall tree.

 
On the tenth day of Laundry my Maggie gave to me
Ten belly dancers
Nine nosy neighbors
Eight murder suspects
Seven pithy comments
Six family members
Five gray-ish hairs
Four police cars
Three sheets on the line
Two barking dogs and
A body in a tall tree.
On the eleventh day of Laundry my Maggie gave to me
Eleven pots of coffee
Ten belly dancers
Nine nosy neighbors
Eight murder suspects
Seven pithy comments
Six family members
Five gray-ish hairs
Four police cars
Three sheets on the line
Two barking dogs and
A body in a tall tree.

 

On the twelfth day of Laundry my Maggie gave to me
Twelve reasons to move
Eleven pots of coffee
Ten belly dancers
Nine nosy neighbors
Eight murder suspects
Seven pithy comments
Six family members
Five gray-ish hairs
Four police cars
Three sheets on the line
Two barking dogs and
A body in a tall tree.


Happy Holidays!

~Jennifer L. Hart

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