A Poem about Washing: A Humorous One

Updated on April 16, 2019
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Val enjoys writing poetry by always leaving a message of a life truism in each piece.

Image by Ryan McGuire from Pixabay
Image by Ryan McGuire from Pixabay

My wife often says I am like a writing machine

and she'd like me better as dish washing one

what she doesn't know, I wash people clean

sometimes out of love, other times for fun.


That washing may look like dragging through mud

even needless as they are brainwashed so well

while nothing could wash others short of flood

though a cold shower might remove spell.


Those politicizing ones, like money launderers

washing dirty deals off their sinning champs

at times resembling blinded wanderers

washing still leaving them damp.


Washington sounds like a big washing place

but a murder capital including murder of truth

with no detergent that might wash every face

and all honest politicians fitting in phone booth.


Those two Georges got into a serious lengthy fight

Washington won --- the king retreated to his queen

George liked cleanliness so he painted House white

well, let all the history tell how long it remained clean.


I would write some more but my dishes call

as my wife does cooking, I wash dishes after

and our washing machine is not needed after all

so I can keep writing -- for a clean fun and laughter.

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    © 2019 Vladimir Karas

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      • ValKaras profile imageAUTHOR

        Vladimir Karas 

        4 weeks ago from Canada

        Hari -- Thank you, I am glad you enjoyed reading it.

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        Hari Prasad S 

        4 weeks ago from Bangalore

        He he. Very fun driven poetry Val. Loved it.

        Washing word does have a great poetic value.

        - hari

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