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Bath Day!

April 16, 2010

BATH DAY

I set off to the bookcase,
I went and picked up Plath;
it was Wendy Cope I wanted
for reading in the bath.

If I’d gone back to the bookcase,
and exchanged my Plath for Cope,
I shouldn’t have tried to drown myself
in a bath devoid of hope.

© Celia Warren

(Actually, I had a lovely bath and — for once — read absolutely nothing!)

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6 Comments leave one →
  1. April 21, 2010 21,04,10

    Hopelessly groping for Cope I coped in a bathful of soap.

    (Actually, I prefer your witty offering, Celia!)

  2. celiawarren permalink*
    April 22, 2010 22,04,10

    He he – very good!
    My wetty offering, did you say?
    I’m alluz gropelessly hoping … 😉

    • April 22, 2010 22,04,10

      Though a bath with Ms Plath was more naff than a laff.

      (How did you get that smiley there?)

  3. celiawarren permalink*
    April 23, 2010 23,04,10

    Is true (though i do like a handful of her poems)!

    Smiley appeared by itself when I typed ; – )
    but without the spaces …
    🙂

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