The Joke

Silly poem I wrote. The Joke I’s telled him a joke, I’s seed him laugh too, But ‘twasn’t that funny An’ still laugh he do. He laugh an’ he laugh, But this thing is true, ‘Twasn’t that funny An’ still laugh he do. He giggle an’ giggle He say “hoohoohoo” I’s don’t remember the joke But … Continue reading The Joke

Florence LaBadie

Florence LaBadie, lovingly nicknamed Fearless Flo, was born on April 27, 1888 to Marie Russ in New York. When she was three, her father died, and her mother was unable to take care of her, either because of mental instability or money, or both. No matter the reason, in 1891, Florence was adopted by the … Continue reading Florence LaBadie


Once upon a time there was a lady who was still a child at heart, although she was really over thirty. But we often feel much younger than our physical age when we stay in touch with our inner selves, don’t we? Every summer, especially in August, this grown up child at heart would sometimes … Continue reading Froggies

It’s Raining

It’s raining (true) It’s pouring (more specific, but also true) The old man is snoring (not sure who this said “old man” is) He bumped his head when he went to bed (should have laid off the bourbon) And he couldn’t get up in the morning (hope he’s retired) Continue reading It’s Raining

The Photoplay

Here is a little poem I wrote! Moving images on the screen Glowing people playing their part Angel-like far off creatures they seem. No voices, yet they talk Never may we converse They say everything with their eyes Gone, though alive again today Each time we see them In a silent photoplay! Please visit our … Continue reading The Photoplay