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[ Poet Tributes ] Just an elevator?

that only goes up and down?
    
* frown *    
     
Child, you're lacking imagination    
See you later, Alligator!    
     
As for you, Crocodile ...    
     
* smile *    
     
I wish you    
would stay a while---    
take a further tour with me    
Together, we can explore the four    
corners of my factory ( and there may    
even be a room or two or three    
I myself have never seen before! )    
     
We can zoom about in this fabulous    
glass observatory that zips and glides    
and dips, but never collides as it flip de trips    
and loop de loops---    
     
Oh! Look down there!    
Let's say goodbye      
     
* wave *    
     
to the Gloops!    
     
Hey, Little Bucket Boy!    
There's more to this silly story      
you have yet to read    
and I need---   
     
* cough *    
     
and I think    
you would be great at    
keeping me company    
     
* wink *    
     
Charlie, would you take a ride with me?    
     
 
 
 
JohnnyBlaze
Written by JohnnyBlaze
Published | Edited 31st Jul 2020
Author's Note
for the comp "Tales of the Unexpected" @ https://deepundergroundpoetry.com/forum/competitions/read/11063/

inspired by Dahl's "Charlie And The Chocolate Factory"
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