‘Ode to Matters of Fact’ and Other Poetry by Joseph Psarto The Society December 30, 2013 Humor, Poetry 2 Comments Ode to Matters of Fact The best advice I’ve ever read — if you don’t breathe you’ll soon be dead. And secondly — a pleasant wife can rid a man of moan and strife. Then third — rye whiskey in a glass can knock a good man on his ass. So keep on breathing, marry well, forego the booze or go to hell. Kiddle Loo, Kiddle Lee (for the children) Sedge and thistle and Queen Anne’s lace, a dandelion flaunting her golden face, pennycress, milkweed, foxtail, and wort, I love wild creatures of any sort. Groundhog and blacksnake and fox and bat, a beaver who’s wearing a wet furry hat, a mole and his wife who live underground, a trumpeter swan and her wonderful sound. Some call them feral, a horrible word for such beauty and grace. It’s simply absurd! A better announcement, it seems to me, might be a song – kiddle loo, kiddle lee. Featured Image: “A Woman singing and a Man with a Cittern Painting” by Godfried Schalcken Related Post ‘Emily’s Lament’ by E.V. Wyler A Villanelle My grandma smiled as I walked in the door pretending to overpower her pain because I came ... to see her once more. Bla... Tell the world:FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterestRedditLinkedInEmail 2 Responses John W. Carlson December 30, 2013 I’d like to read more of this guy’s work. Wonderful! Reply Nancy Sergovic December 31, 2013 Loved the poems. How about more from Mr. Psarto Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.