Category: Poems for Grownups

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Skydiving Advice

“You don’t need a parachute to skydive.” That was my good friend’s advice. “Why wear a cumbersome parachute? Unless you plan on jumping twice.”

It Must Be All Right

“Oh, no,” he said to his little girl, “That light was red, and I drove right through!” “Well it must be all right,” she told him, “‘Cause the cop behind us did it too!”

The Wedding Ring

“You have your wedding ring on the wrong finger.” I told her, when I was introduced to Fran. “I know it’s on the wrong finger”, she said, It’s there because I married the wrong man!

Mabel’s Jigsaw Puzzle

My ditsy blonde-haired neighbor called, This morning on the telephone; She had bought a jigsaw puzzle That was too hard to do alone. She told me the puzzle pieces Were too irregular and small, She had tried for several hours Before she’d given me a call. I enjoyed jigsaw puzzles So I was glad that […]

My Friend Gregg

Gregg and I went hiking, They said, “Watch out for bear!” We were young and foolish, We said we didn’t care. I said, “I brought protection,” I showed him my wife’s gun, He laughed, “That’s not a weapon!” And he started to make fun. That’s when we saw the grizzly, As it turned to head […]