Wayzata, Minnesota

Sunday, March 3, 2013

The Mag - 158

"You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams."
- Dr. Seusss



Photo by The Fox and The Raven

posted by
Tess Kincaid
for Magpie Tales

I write today in honor of Dr. Seuss
Theodor Seuss Geisel
and what would have been his 109th birthday
on March 2, 2013

Somehow or Another I know it's just so.

They just recently met.  But they kissed these two
as though they had a thousand times before, yet neither had a clue
being as inseparable as peas in a pod, that they were such an odd pair.
They shared a merry sort of reckless desire, I swear.
Most likely they'd kiss lips-to-lips from here to there, in ten feet of snow
They most assuredly would, you know, with their hearts all aglow.
Somehow or another I know it's just so.

Unless of course, he were to change course and just go!


“When beetles fight these battles in a bottle with their paddles
and the bottle's on a poodle and the poodle's eating noodles...
...they call this a muddle puddle tweetle poodle beetle noodle
bottle paddle battle.” 
From Fox in Socks by Dr. Seuss

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Cloudia said...

My mind's tongue is twisted!
But in a good way.
Aloha ha

anthonynorth said...

Excellently done.

Berowne said...

Innovative, striking and effective...

izzy said...

You got it! rhythm and energy! good job- thanks.

Laurie Kolp said...

Hi, Karen- A wonderful tribute... I love Dr. Seuss.

Jerry E Beuterbaugh said...

I think much more sympathy should be shone Wile E. Coyote, and Yosemite Sam is greatly misunderstood.

Karen S. said...

Jerry- you are so right and I shall one day write a tribute for them as well!

R. Mac Wheeler said...

Dr. Seuss rocked

darlin said...

Dr. Seuss helped my 3 children how to read, as confusing or tongue twisting his words were, the repetition is good for the kids. The best way to learn, in my opinion, is through fun and fun Dr. Seuss was.

Have a wonderful week Karen!

Snowcatcher said...

Wonderful tribute, excellent trip down memory lane, and a very fun read!

Little Nell said...

I thought you might do this after your disappointment with google! A fitting tribute.

I'm just reading a book (fiction) where the main character is trying to write an introduction to a poetry anthology and he praises Dr Seuss as being one of his early influences. Do you know the book? It's called 'The Anthologist' by Nicholson Baker - google it:)

Rob From Amersfoort said...

I don't know much about Dr Seuss. I remember colorful drawings. I really like the first quote!

Lyn said...

Who could not be happy after reading this..I just want more!!

Wayne Pitchko said...

well done indeed....and thanks for sharing your words

Leovi said...

Very nice and very intense.

Kutamun said...

We have a billbilly politician in Aus called "the katter in the hat", aka bob katter, a curious combination of mussolini and ralph nader, i think he should become Prime Minister ! . Thanks for your clever words

Galen Pearl said...

Channeling Dr. Seuss himself!!

Karen S. said...

Galen- Thanks I was trying!

Cathy Kennedy said...

My kids loved Dr. Seuss! I read somewhere that someone told him, he'd never be a good writer or something along those lines. Well, he should those doubting Thomases! What a fun post! Thanks for visiting today's Alphabe-Thursday! :)

Tess Kincaid said...

Nice tribute to Dr. Seuss...clever and timely...

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

I learned to read via Dr. Seuss.

Green Eggs and Ham, my fiends!