A baboon from his cage in the zoo
Watched all kinds of people walk through.
With a shake of his head
This is what the ape said:
“Behind bars is where they should be too.”
Edna Hickman Day, Reflections, 1972
This poem was written by my Mom. She lived to be 104 years old.
Dr. Larry day is a retired J-School professor turned humor writer. His book, Day Dreaming: Tales From the Fourth Dementia is available for purchase via his website: http://www.daydreaming.co