Owain Glyn


I'm not Frightened (really) Part five A Sister's Tale


I've got a sister called Marie
She has to share a room with me
She's not what you'd call clean and neat
Then there's this problem, with her feet.

I open windows, spray the place
And wear a medic's mask, in case
The Doctor's right, and it might spread
I've had to fumigate her bed.

And she borrows all my clothes
I shouldn't mind, though, I suppose.
Daddy says not to be mean
But I'm size eight, and she's sixteen!

He says that if she meets a man
She might leave home, and then I can
Have my room all to my self
And she can get down from the shelf.

I think he might be dreaming! ! !
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Submitted: Sunday, January 27, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Another installment of Marie's attempts to find a boyfriend and her family's reactions

Comments about this poem (I'm not Frightened (really) Part five A Sister's Tale by Owain Glyn )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. The Crosse Of Christ, Sir Walter Raleigh
  2. Love is complete, gajanan mishra
  3. When you know God, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  4. A Hymn, Sir Henry Wotton
  5. Raja Ravi Varma, Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  6. Psalm CIV, Sir Henry Wotton
  7. Friendship, Afshan Fatima
  8. Shaking Off The Finger Tip, Is It Poetry
  9. Golden Glow, Col Muhamad Khalid Khan
  10. A Prayer, Nicholas Breton

Poem of the Day

poet John Clare

I love to see the old heath's withered brake
Mingle its crimpled leaves with furze and ling,
While the old heron from the lonely lake
Starts slow and flaps its melancholy wing,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Grace Paley

 

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare
  3. Emmonsail's Heath in Winter, John Clare
  4. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  7. If, Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  9. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  10. A Fairy Song, William Shakespeare

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]