Sunday, March 14, 2010

Stella!!




















STELLA!!

You can have your Stella McCartney;

I prefer my Stella Arty.

She makes me tell you what I’m thinking --

only do that when I’m drinking --

otherwise I keep it mum;

let them think I'm playing dumb.

People say my water’s still;

I say silence fits the bill

for someone who prefers to keep

her pretense of being deep.

So I play this silly game --

Keeping Secrets is its name –

and as long as Stella stays

on the shelf, I do okay,

but when she fills my frosted glass,

I open my mouth and show my...!

39 comments:

  1. I never could resist a party, and I just couldn't let the Poetry Bus leave without me, so TFE, this one's for you! Oh, and thanks, Titus, for the inspiration!

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  2. Oh, and by way of explanation, we had to use Stella McCartney and Stella Artois in the first two lines. Mine are a little mixed from the original, but then, Stella can do that to a gal!

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  3. Fine fun poem, deadly funny punchline.Fancy a drink? I have a cool glass of Stella here!

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  4. That poem is soo funny. And, yes, I understand how it works. :)

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  5. Priceless, Karen. I love it when you take your pretense off! ;)

    I'd comment more at length, but I still have the tears in my eyes from laughing my ass off.

    (and what were you saying about not being free enough???)

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  6. Wooo Hooo! Someone has been taking lessons from Puck! Yay! :-) LOL, love it.

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  7. Hmmm, my previous comment seems to have been deviously eaten by a faerie. I love this! You've been taking lessons from my friend Puck I see. LOL Karen!

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  8. Great poem, Karen, in honour of the beer and the poetry bus. Cheers.

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  9. My secrets never were safe even when sober. I should get drunk just because being drunk gives me room to backpedal the story some. But then that too would make no difference because I am all ass.

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  10. I can't believe you were keeping mum in your own one as well!
    Excellent take, and a great play with your blog persona.

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  11. Great poem! Give me a giggle on this Monday morning.

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  12. Great fun. Absolutely captivating. We could do with more like this.

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  13. Funny how you always think that those who keep their own counsel are actually very wise!
    Good fun and a moral thrown in!

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  14. Ha! Love this one.

    I'm a fan of Belgian beer too. Chimay anyone?

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  15. Brilliant!

    There's so much fun in this poem - and so much truth for many of us, I bet!

    Cheers Karen :D

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  16. I'm laughing mine OFF right now!

    Nice one, Karen!

    Kat

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  17. Killer ending! Still smiling at it!

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  18. what can i do but raise a glass to this one? perfect!

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  19. Good one. A light poem with a dark edge to it.

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  20. Friends - What can I say except thanks? It was a fun, fun party! I hope you didn't see it coming from me!

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  21. lol.. great poem! and sooo true... just add alcohol for a night of cringe making memories. Excellent stuff!

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  22. Great stuff! I think I need some Stella too!

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  23. Thanks for stopping by. Your take on the Stellas is quite a romp.

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  24. We certainly didn't see it coming from you and we can certainly do good with some more. :)

    I like Hoegaarden more than Stella though. Just useless information for you to have. :D

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  25. Everyone - Thanks for the comments. There's not much to say about this one - just written for the fun!

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  26. I'm just now discovering your poem, Karen, and I LOVE IT! So much fun! The last lines rock (but all of it rocks). I usually show my ass (figuratively speaking) whether I'm drinking or not...but ESPECIALLY if I drink. You nailed it!

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  27. funnier because it comes from you. Love it.)

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  28. OMG, such true words. Delightful!

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  29. Julie - Just feeling a little light-hearted with this one. I really debated posting it because it's rather out of (my online) character, but then, in real life, it's right in character, so... :-D

    Sarah - Thanks! It would be nice if we could all get together at some point and be the real us!

    Zouxzoux - I'm so glad you enjoyed it!

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  30. This is so lovely, Karen! Sparkly!
    It's good to let Stella frost your glass every now and then... :-) :-) :-)

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  31. Vesper - Thanks! Just a fun one!

    Sarah - Tip one together?

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