Technically, this poem was the first one I ever published. We had joined a poetry club and the state organization was featuring poems from our local group in their quarterly newsletter. We got a phone call asking for a couple short poems – one from each of us.
I don’t remember the poem Brenda chose. This was the one I picked. I don’t know why I picked it, because I don’t think it’s all that good of a poem. But, hey, it holds a special place in my own history.
© W. Scott Grant
April 15, 1985 1:30 pm
I was born wearing a three-piece suit
With gold chains and diamonds.
Mommy wore an evening gown studded with pearls.
Daddy had his top hat and silk tie.
Mister Doctor Stork dressed in white ~
He delivered me to a waltz.
The nurses twirled about and sang
And laid me in a cradle of cash.