Weekly Terrible Poetry Contest-Motivating Lazy People

  1. Topic: Motivating Lazy People
  2. Keep the length between 5 and 150 words.
  3. Rhyme if you want to; don’t if you don’t feel like it.
  4. Just keep things terrible. Make your listeners finally get off their lazy backsides just to do anything besides sit through another stanza.
  5. Keep your poem PG at most.

So no ideas have come to mind and I’ve been lazy getting to this… lazy?? Procrastinating and putting off posting much in general! Why? Hmmm maybe I’ll figure it out in poetic form?


Go to the ant

Go to the ant, thou sluggard

Says the Proverbs of a holy book

So I went to the ant and asked

Why was I told to come here

The ant said, with a sneer 🐜

I don’t have time to talk,

Do you hear?

I walk miles to find food for my queen

And if I come back empty legged

She screams: “where have you been all day?”

I die after working hard for a few weeks

Who told you to come watch me?

I’ll not motivate you, you lazy scum

Because if I do you’ll die real soon.

Go home and drink some rum.

The end!


So there you have it… no motivation found here!!

~RuthScribbles~

I concur….

Marilyn writes….. “I just read another post on the power of positive thinking. I was glad to hear one more time how I can conquer pain and make my problems go away by believing they will. Are blessings reserved only for those with a positive attitude? If you don’t smile, will the Powers-That-Be fail to love you?”

Continue reading here:

http://teepee12.com/2019/02/19/if-the-shoe-pinches-you-may-want-to-keep-walking-marilyn-armstrong/