BJ’s Shadorma & Beyond – Poetweet – February 28, 2015

Writer from Philadelphia

This day’s been my epiphany!
As I set pen to paper
I feel my heart quicken.
I realize I love you,
now that you’re married
Your own, John.

© G.s.k. ‘15

When I was growing up, my parents had a huge record collection of old 78s … There was one that I loved, it must have been made in the late thirties or maybe it was even from the forties … it was, to me one of the funniest records I’ve ever heard. The lyrics were great! They went:

John ….. Mary
Oh John John John! …
Mary … Oh Mary Mary Mary!
Johnnnnnnn …
Maryyyyyyyy …


Oh … John …John


Correction … after diligent search I found the 1951 Stan Freberg hit – “John and Marsha” .. not Mary at all and here it is:


but I don’t want to change the Poetweet or this other great piece 😉

. /….

(I looked for on Google and YouTube, but alas, I couldn’t find it. On the other hand, several years later we were treated to this:


This post was written for BJ’s Shadorma & Beyond on Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie.  Thanks thotpurge for the great new form!

27 thoughts on “BJ’s Shadorma & Beyond – Poetweet – February 28, 2015

  1. Haha, Cara, tu me fais rire!! that was such a hot song here in Québec and was one of the songs on one of our low budget Quebecois erotic films. Well, that was mostly the only movies they put out in the 70’s.. Oh my this brings back memories…merci ma chère tu m’ as fais rejeunir!! :)xx


    • Oh my … well if you follow the link you’ll get full instructions as to how to make a poetweet .. but basically it’s a poem written with 140 characters including spaces and punctuation as though it were a tweet.


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