Friday, May 25, 2007

Poetry Friday -- A Meditation on Creativity

Ars Poetica
By X.J. Kennedy

The goose that laid the golden egg
Died looking up its crotch
To find out how its sphincter worked.
(punchline here; rhymes with crotch).

1 comment:

  1. This poem seems to have been as popular as The Excrement Poem by Maxine Kumin. (

    I thought this one was wildly funny and the other one quite poignant.

    I'm alone in my thinking, I see.


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