Tales of electricity

I remember when

the electricity went out in our house.

The only candles my mom could find

were birthday candles.

But each time my mom would

light a birthday candle, 

one of us would make a wish

& blow it out. 


Mom got angry & told us to sing a song instead,

so we sang happy birthday to the dark

20 thoughts on “Tales of electricity

  1. Hilarious! I wrote more in my last reply but then wordpress made me log in and now it’s floating around cyberspace only to attach itself to some random post and totally confuse those who read it.

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