(Excerpt from magazine’s current issue:)
Q: Your article states:
“Only a loon would drink moonshine too soon.”
But can’t I slurp hootch with my Fruit Loops?
A: NO! No hootch before NOON!
For belting down Ballantine, a.m. might be fine,
but don’t savor White Lightnin’ till afternoon time:
At four, say, or three, or at six, perhaps nine,
five’s good, so is two — even one — we don’t mind.
So, sip some with hors d’oeuvre or truffles at seven,
but guzzle Glenlivet if it’s not yet p.m.’n
Tonia Kalouria is an Ohio Poet who tries to bring some rhyming whimsey to offset a few moments of the daily dirge. Her work appears in The Society of Classical Poets, Lighten Up Online, The Asses of Parnassus, The Lit Vegan, Tigershark, and several anthologies, including Quoth the Raven and Love: Lifespan Vol. 4. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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