Blueberry Pie Day

Bella shoved 20 blueberry pies in her mouth. It was the quickest, easiest and most bullet proof way, she thought, to avoid telling Barry the bad news.

© Carl Burkitt 2019

This poem is part of a challenge for National Poetry Writing Month 2019 – a poem a day celebrating an interesting US national day.

Pretzel Day

Patty made some pretzels for three of her friends. They really didn’t like them. In truth, they’d never liked Patty’s pretzels in the 15 years they’d known her. But then Patty knew that. She’d always known that.

© Carl Burkitt 2019

This poem is part of a challenge for National Poetry Writing Month 2019 – a poem a day celebrating an interesting US national day.

Hug a Plumber Day

Hugo hugged his plumber. He hugged him really tightly. He hugged him really tightly for quite some time. Hugo’s plumber would be lying if he said he didn’t enjoy the really tight, drawn out hug, but he flat out refused to take it as payment for replacing Hugo’s boiler.

© Carl Burkitt 2019

This poem is part of a challenge for National Poetry Writing Month 2019 – a poem a day celebrating an interesting US national day.

Pigs in a Blanket Day

Patricia got home to find six pigs wrapped up in a blanket on her bed. She made a truly hilarious joke about all of her ex boyfriends, before shoeing the swine out the door.

© Carl Burkitt 2019

This poem is part of a challenge for National Poetry Writing Month 2019 – a poem a day celebrating an interesting US national day.