Thursday, 7 January 2016

My Mobile Phone Disaster: A True Story!

Toddler and Pudsey Bear For Prose for Thought this week, there follows a true story about how I broke my mobile phone. The moral of the story is; answering your phone at inappropriate times might not be wise, but saying 'I told you so' is never a good idea!

I dropped my phone, which wasn't bright, 
Now I dream of a new one day and night, 
One with a screen without a crack, 
No ugly scratches or dents in the back.

I know I'm a div for dropping the thing, 
But I was in Tesco and it started to ring, 
I wasn't quite at the front of the queue, 
And it might have been someone important, who knew? 

So I juggled and wriggled my phone from my bag, 
Hubs said; 'Dont drop that!' he's kind of a nag, 
Then, in slow motion, it fell to the floor, 
I knew it was coming, it's happened before. 

I said something ruder, but a bit like; 'Oh blow!', 
And Hubs, ill-advisedly said; 'Told you so!'
So now my poor husband has a bruise on his head
And the screen on my phone is officially dead!

Click to read my last poem Remembering Jack for National Poetry Day


Kim Carberry said...

hehehe! Oh dear! I hope you get a new one soon x

VaiChin @RamblingThroughParenthood said...

Ha ha ha! That had me laughing out loud. Brilliant! #prose4T

Lucy Dorrington said...

Thank you, with a very robust case, hopefully!

Lucy Dorrington said...

Thank you, Vai! #prose4T

Victoria Welton said...

Writing a poem about breaking your phone is just sheer brilliance! You really do have a way with words and I love your poems :) Thank you for linking to #Prose4T

Lucy Dorrington said...

Why thank you! Funny how the silliest things can inspire you!

Lisa1970 said...

Oh no! I'm amazed this hasn't happened to me but I highly recommend the hybrid armour case, it helps mine bounce! Such a brilliant poem by the way :)

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