Fred Babbin

Rookie (1925 / Chicago)

Shopping Without Edgar Allan


We will always shopping go
Without Edgar Allan Poe.
We go shopping, hopping, hopping,
From this store to that.
Edgar Allan was a Poe
Who never ever had to go
Shopping.

O.K., and so perhaps I lied,
And so perhaps his lovely bride,
Annabelle Lee and he
Went shopping, like
The rest of us.

Submitted: Tuesday, November 06, 2007
Edited: Friday, April 22, 2011

Form:


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

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?

Comments about this poem (Shopping Without Edgar Allan by Fred Babbin )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie ngaio beck (2/18/2008 4:12:00 PM)

    Yoy reviewed some of my stuff so I decided to look in.What do Ifind but this little treasure.Good stuff! You're a man after my own heart.(No pun intended, vis-a-vis Poe)
    Ngaio Beck (Report) Reply

Read all 2 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. If, Rudyard Kipling
  5. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  8. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. i am accused of tending to the past, Lucille Clifton
  10. 'Hope' is the thing with feathers, Emily Dickinson

Poem of the Day

poet Hilaire Belloc

Matilda told such Dreadful Lies,
It made one Gasp and Stretch one's Eyes;
Her Aunt, who, from her Earliest Youth,
Had kept a Strict Regard for Truth,
Attempted to Believe Matilda:
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. Scales falling, Angell Afinowi
  2. About the Armadillo, Angell Afinowi
  3. Leprosy at the birthday Party, Angell Afinowi
  4. The Journey, Alvin Mingle
  5. Darling, Anthony Di'anno
  6. Bright Shades of Life, Rohit Sapra
  7. Tolstoy's Lament, Bill Lindsay
  8. The valley of Utah, Rekha Mandagere
  9. A House I call my Home, Reagan A. Latumbo
  10. I Do No Know, Tony Adah
[Hata Bildir]