I ended it on the fourth of July
But still she screamed and threw things at me
That’s the trouble with American girls
They don’t ‘do’ irony.


Prose for Thought

8 thoughts on “Fireworks”

  1. This made me laugh a lot, but wasn’t sure if I was allowed to – is this based on real life?? Excellent poem.

    1. Thanks for comment 🙂 I wrote it originally as a joke for my OU tutor who was (still is, I assume!) American, but having been reminded of the date by another American friend on Twitter thought I’d get it out for another airing 🙂

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