Predictable!
 
 


by Bruce Lansky
 
   
Poor as a church mouse,
strong as an ox,
cute as a button,
smart as a fox,

 

thin as a toothpick,
white as a ghost,
fit as a fiddle,
dumb as a post,

 

bald as an eagle,
neat as a pin,
proud as a peacock,
ugly as sin.

 

When people are talking,
you know what they’ll say
as soon as they start to
use a cliché.

 

Text © Bruce Lansky, published by Meadowbrook Press.

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