Friday Poetry Hour
Friday, November 14, 2008 at 17:15
Zoy Clem in Poetry, Poetry

The Lemon-Lime People

by Leonard Samuel Goldberg © 2008

 

The Lemon People just didn't like the Lime People.

They were a different color, green.

And they had a different taste.

So you see there was a problem.

 

And the Lime People jus didn't like the Lemon People.

They were a different color, yellow.

And they had a different taste.

So you see there was a problem.

 

So the Lemons and Limes met out in the town square.

And they all saw that the grass was green and the sun was yellow.

And they said together, if the the sun and the grass live peacefully together,

Then the Lemon Peple and the Lime People could also live peacefully together.

 

And the Lemon boys started dating the Lime girls,

And the Lime boys started dating the Lemon girls.

And before you knew it there were Lemon-Lime marriages and Lime-Lemon marriages,

And before you could turn around, there were Lemon-Lime boys and Lemon-Lime girls.

And that is the story of how the Lemon-Lime People began.

 

 

[used by permission]

 

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