I Did Exactly What You Told Me To – A Poem

My mom went to the shopping mall
to buy a brand new bed.
Before she went, she told me something.
This is what she said:

“Wash the clothes!
Fry potatoes!
Finish homework!
Boil tomatoes!

“Wash your face!
Dust the doors!
Comb your hair!
Clear the drawers!

“Wipe the windows!
Chop the wood!
Mow the grass!
Eat your food!

“Rake the leaves!
Fold the clothes!
Feed our doggies!
Shoo the crows!

“Brew the Chinese
herbal tea.
Then you’re free to
watch TV!

“Please do exactly what I’ve said.
Please do what you have heard!”
My mother then went to the mall.
I did her every word.

Fried the clothes,
washed potatoes.
Boiled homework,
finished tomatoes.

Dusted my face,
washed the doors.
Cleared my hair,
combed the drawers.

Chopped the windows,
wiped the wood.
Ate the grass,
mowed my food.

Folded leaves,
raked the clothes.
Shooed our doggies,
fed the crows.

Watched the Chinese
herbal tea.
Then I brewed our
huge TV.

Finally, I’ve done the chores!
I then relaxed with glee.
I can’t wait for her to come home.
She’ll be so proud of me.

31 Replies to “I Did Exactly What You Told Me To – A Poem”

  1. Yasmn says:

    Gloson, really enjoyed your very funny poem.
    Do you think you could write a poem for us? We are 3 old ladies who like to bowl on 3 leagues every week. Thank you in advance.

    Reply
  2. Beth says:

    Hi Gloson. I loved your poem! Can I have your permission to put it on my blog? I know my friends, kids and grandkids would love it!

    Reply
  3. jaja says:

    Wow! This is so amazingly funny! =) I really love all your poems, Gloson!

    ^_^ This made me laughed a lot! It simply made my day 🙂

    Many thanks for posting this one! Thumbs up! I like it!
    – Jaja

    Reply
  4. Gloson says:

    Thank you so much Jaja! I’m really glad you like my poems! Thank you for the kind words!

    Reply
  5. Mikhaela says:

    Heyy Gloson,really good poem! Do you still remember me? Havent seen you in like 2 or 3 years…I remember when you did all those really creative performances in our school haha,anyways congrats and all! =)

    Reply
    1. Gloson says:

      Hi Mikhaela!

      Yeah, long time no see. Yeah, I remember you. 🙂 Thank you so much for the nice words! All the best! =) ~Gloson

      Reply
  6. Chukwuka Okwukwe Chukwuka says:

    Okay Gloson, you got me laughing my ass off.

    Your brain is awesome.

    Nice poem and I think we can work out poems for kids too. I’m an upcoming poet. What do you say about that?

    Reply
    1. Gloson says:

      Hi Chukwuka,

      Haha, thanks a lot! Can you show me some of your poems? 🙂

      Cheers,
      Gloson

      Reply
  7. Alyssa Goodwin says:

    I loved it. Wow! You are a busy young man. Hopefully she arrived home with something delicious for dinner! Great poem.

    Reply
  8. Tess says:

    Smart Gloson! Hope it based on true story 😀
    Send my warmest hello to your mom.

    Reply
  9. sumithra says:

    WOW,amazing!!!!!!
    its so funny!!
    where r u studying?im studying in GRC Klang
    it looks like i have seen u b4!!!

    Reply
  10. Upasha says:

    This is funniest poem ever written by a kid. Cheers 🙂 You are an inspiration to many kids of your age.

    Your poems rock .. haha

    Reply

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