Wacky World

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Wacky World


Top Cat ruled the animated feline world,
Huckleberry Hound broke cartoon ground.
Everyone got their fill'a Magilla Gorilla,

While Wacky Races went from town to town.
Archie and Reggie liked Veronica, not Jughead,
Cattanooga cats dug that Chattanooga sound.
Kept up with Dumb Dumb and Touche Turtle,
Yakky Doodle never reached Precious Pup's fame,

Wally Gator wore, what looked like Ed Norton's crown.
Oh, don't forget Tom & Jerry (not of ice cream fame),
Ricochet made that funny "bing boing bing" sound.
Lippy the Lion and Hardy har Har were hilarious,
Dastardly loathed Muttley's snicker and cough.

Often preposterous was that hippo Peter Potamus,
Fred Flintstone was a Honeymooner's takeoff.

Hong Kong Phooey was voiced by the Scatman,
Atom Ant was the world's strongest bug.
Nobody ever figured Secret Squirrel's next plan,
Not sure if Johnny Quest's Bandit was really a pug.
Astro sat attently, as George Jetson yelled for Jane,

Boo Boo saw pal Yogi, smarter than any average bear.
Auggie Dogloved Doggie Daddy, despite causing pain.
Relished Yippy, Yappy and Yahooey's, 3 musketeer sword fights.
Bannana Splits were zanier then The Hillbilly Bears,
Even Quickdraw outdrew Baba Louis, in comic frontier gun fights.
Relaxed watching Squiddly Diddly, in my ergonomic armchair,
As Snagglepuss cried "Heavens to Murgatroyd,"
     always exiting to his stage right.


Copyright © August 2009
Kevin Mooney


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Lolee commented on Wacky World

09-19-2009

I loved it, and realize all the time that must have been put into a poem such as this. But I am sad.................You forgot my favorite character!!!!! FELIX THE CAT! But, I forgive you because your poem is so unique and different. Here are F.C.'s info...??............. Rock Bottom always stealing Felix the Cat's magic purse, Making him so mad, but he would never curse! lol! .......... You've got my TEN! ..........

DebraA commented on Wacky World

09-18-2009

Sorry to see only a 9.7. rating at this date. I suppose I am giving away my age because I know all these characters. Maybe some just have never heard of them

DebraA commented on Wacky World

09-18-2009

This is definitely a ten! I love all things whimsical, and this is so clever! On an equal footing to Dr Suess

MrGee commented on Wacky World

09-14-2009

Ah, yes Touche Turtle! Those were the many days of "duck & cover". And I almost forgot about the Bannana Splits. Thanks, a wonderful read. Also, I have a couple poet friends with interesting works. User name Debraa and also user name Scrye. They will also read and comment. Thanks. Sayonara Mrgee

Olan01 commented on Wacky World

09-13-2009

Yes, i see we are about the same age and this is a fun, loving poem of great craft. I will now leave you, stage left while I work on my base cleft. Olan

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