Friday, January 3, 2014

Ode To The "X"

It doesn’t look like much, the letter “X
But it speaks volumes in the right conteXt
Like the Southern home for a country boy’s eX’s
Just south of the Red River, they call it TeXas.

Need a car and have a pile of cash?
A LeXus will finish off your savings stash.
Having a little trouble signing the dotted line?
An “X” on the spot will work just fine.

You can have an eX-wife or even be eXpelled
An eX-con can find his sentence upheld.
You can try to eXplain why you don’t eXercise
But too many eXcuses could bring your demise.

 So number twenty-four in the alphabet
Is a character for sure, one we’ll never forget
To eXpatiate on such a simple theme
Could only happen on the page of a meme.




Joanne Sher said...

Hehe - cute! Fun post. Have a great day!

Nancy K. Sullivan said...

Thanks, Jo. You, too :)

Patty Wysong said...

LoL. I LIKE this, Nancy!! Fun and cute!! =]

Nancy K. Sullivan said...

Thank you, Patty. My post this week is a little like George Burns' brown suit in a room filled with tuxedos. But I had fun writing it :)

Barbara Lynn Culler said...

That was fun to read-and very original.

Nancy K. Sullivan said...

Thank you, Barb. Now...what to do with "Z" :)

Linda said...

Sooooo very clever! Cute poem. Made me smile!, Nancy! Happy new year!

Nancy K. Sullivan said...

Thank you, Linda, for stopping by. I'm glad you enjoyed the poem. Happy New Year and God Bless.

Karla Akins said...

Very clever!! Write on!

Nancy K. Sullivan said...

Thank you so much, Karla.I really, really wanted to jump in on the meme, even if it meant writing about an "x" :)

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