According to Hoyle

According To Hoyle

The ruling party requires
Pointed hats and funny attire
Thus is spoken from his sire
Not to comply would be dire

You must have fun or face the fire
Your child’s broom will sweep the pyre
Ash on their head we’ll admire
Now laugh, have fun and inspire

Β© 2011 Michael Yost

Potluck Week 19 Theme: Rules, regulations, and law

25 responses to “According to Hoyle

  1. Haha! Lovely! The image has me in a commission hearing of some sort, but the picture punctures that! Very nice!


  2. Love this one and the rhythm of it. =)


  3. profound piece.
    eloquent and effective.



  4. Wow – this is superb πŸ™‚


  5. Very nice piece. Playful and rhythmic. Kudos!
    Happy Potluck! Here’s my piece


  6. I especially liked the last line…very fun poem to read.


  7. Lovely rhyme and flow.. it made me feel light..


  8. Haha. Another great picture for your playful words. I really liked this one. I wish the “man in charge” wore a pointy hat & funny attire. πŸ™‚

    My Potluck poem: Greenzilla’s Top 5 Green Deeds


  9. Awesome one, Michael!! Fun by the rules, eh!??! heheheh…what an irony!!
    Quite a thought provoking poem, really! Loved it!! So relatable too!


  10. I love rhymes, and this is a good one!


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