Trion for Man, Woman, Child, Car and Paris, Illinois

Trio for Man Woman child car and Paris, Illinois
(possibly performed while seated)

man

we should of turned back there

woman

If your judgment was so good dear,

Traffic court wouldn’t have burned your license

at high noon

child

but the sign said-

man

i told you, make sure it’s an 83 map.
There’s no volcane oes in wy o ming

Woman

maybe there is now

American Technology is wonderful

child

but the sign said-

man

I coulda just spent my week home like I usually do
reading old issues of Pro football news, cleaning,
teaching you how to cook again

woman

Gre go ry-who’s the best cook at home.,?


Child

Colonel Sanders

The sign said St. Louis-30 miles. west.
some think kids are just smiles.

And tears and broken knees:

You never listen to me

Woman

of course, Dear. (pats child on head)

At least he likes my swedish meat balls

my vietnamese Chicken soup

My Canadian chit lins

I wish i knew where-

Child

but the sign said-

Woman

You know, we could teach him how to cook.

but playtime is s0000 valuable. That article in the Omaha Detergent coupon clipper said-

Child

but the sign said-

Woman

Cleaning, teach him cleaning. I remember how you cooked
and cleaned be fore. now all you clean is your promises-

Child

but the sign said

Woman

Cleaning, teach him cleaning. I remember how you cooked and cleaned be fore. Now all you clean is your promises.

Child

But the sign said-

Woman

If you can’t work and keep the house at the same time, you can just quit being a fancy secretary-

Child

but the sign said

but the sign said

but the sign said

(three times screaming)

Woman

and go back to being

the sweet little man I married

Child

But the sign said

(said very plaintively, sadly)

Bob small-morning of 08/14/83-revised-make changes where you think necessary

About bobsmall1

Bob Small has read at Bacchanal, Barnes and Noble, Borders, The Booksource (Swarthmore), The Clark Park Festivals,Community College of Philadelphia Highwire Gallery, The Mad Poets Annual Food Fest Reading, The Middle East Restaurant, Nexus GalleryThe Painted Bride Arts Center, The Philadelphia Ethical Society, Robin's Bookstore The University of Pennsylvania and also in New York City, Trenton, NJ, Washington, DC, and in many Delaware Valley Venues. He is the author of numerous chapbooks, including El Otro Lado (with Maralyn Lois Polak), On watching America Die, Small Steps and Toes (with Lamont B. Steptoe), and The Unapoet. This is his first Reading in over a year. Bob Small was Founder and President of the two decades old Poets and Prophets, which presented Poetry Readings in both Delaware County and Philadelphia. Bob was the Chair of The Delaware County Green Party and was the First Green Party Candidate in Delaware County (2005). He was also a Green Party National Delegate, among other duties. He is the Founder and Facilitator of The Pennsylvania Ballot Access Coalition (PaBac), which is a Coalition of both Independents and Third Parties., seeking to legislatively improve Pennsylvania's Ballot Access Laws. (Facebook) Bob is also a founding member and Facilitator of Democracy Unplugged, and Delco Debates, which has presented Independent and Third Party Forums in Delaware County since 2004. Facebook) He was formerly involved with Cinema Resistance, and Delco Pledge of Resistance. Bob currently lives in Swarthmore with his wife and their menagerie of animals. He is currently focused on writing a Novel and organizing his Poetry, which he posts on his Blog (Bob Small1). He is retired from most of the above activities, except Delco Debates and Poets and Prophets, which he may return to.
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