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  My Poems  

Burglar Beware

A poem by Beverly Stock.

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There once was a lonesome, old spinster,

And luck had for years been aginst her;

When a man came to burgle

She shrieked, with a gurgle,

"Stop thief, while I call in a min'ster!"


Beverly Stock is an American poet who delights in creating poetry that asks big questions about small moments, and inspires readers to revisit the little memories we so often overlook. Her work has been published by The Society of Classical Poets, The Chained Muse, Persimmon Tree, and LightenUp Online, in the UK. Visit and BeverlyStockPoetry on Facebook.

Burglar Beware

© 2022 Beverly Stock


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