Trio in a Tub

Mother Goose

Mother Goose (Photo credit: ralph and jenny)

The butcher is neat
but also discrete.
He’ll cut a potato with flair.

Our baker is known
for pies that he’s thrown,
but bakes with the greatest of care.

Candlestick Maker,
not a wax faker,
brings light to the dark, everywhere.

So into the tub,
a rub-a-dub-dub.
A strangely odd trio that’s bare!



Writing about a trio for a Trifecta prompt, my mind lapsed into fairy-tale land. I couldn’t help writing my own take on the Mother Goose rhyme. This might be a fun one to grow in the future. For now, I’ll let it stand on it’s own.

Ironically, this is poem entry #333 in my log.  It won’t mean much to most, but it should ring a bell with Trifectans.

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About ewdupler

Gene is an avid outdoorsman, loves reading and is known to put pen to paper (well, he types) as an amateur poet.
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11 Responses to Trio in a Tub

  1. Quickstepp says:

    This is wonderful and so cleverly written!

  2. atrm61 says:

    Ah,a neat rhyme-Mother Goose would be proud of this modern version:-)

  3. Kir Piccini says:

    Fantastic!!! Oh how I loved your poems and your story about those famous entrepreneurs. 🙂

  4. Glynis says:

    Good trio. I love this rhyme as a child, but you added a nice flair.

  5. unevenstevencu says:

    strangely intriguing and well worth the extra 22 words

  6. jannatwrites says:

    Different take on a familiar rhyme. I like this trio!

  7. Suzanne says:

    Love this! Such a clever take on the prompt. And wonderful rhythm. Well done!

  8. Very clever.. and a rhyme always moves me.

  9. Holy cow! Very impressive. Thanks for linking up and congrats on 333!! Don’t forget to vote!

  10. Draug419 says:

    This is cute, even if it’s over the 33 limit!

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