The dead of winter doesn’t really seem like a great time for making a fresh start. I think spring, about two weeks in, is more appropriate. So in that spirit, I’ve written a poem containing my April Fool’s resolutions.
April Fool’s Resolutions
I resolve to play more tricks
on my family and my friends,
to begin each day practicing
a silly walk,
to lose the weight of serious
I will quit all smoking that does
not involve smoke bombs and all drinking
that does not involve a dribble glass.
I will save money
by crafting my own pranks at home;
Handmade is best.
I’ll study hard to learn new jokes.
Reorganize things, though I won’t say
whose. I’ll seize each opportunity
to get a laugh
But most important of all, I resolve
to watch my back.