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The Old Maid Gets a Goat

Poetry By: Elton Camp

Tags: Old, Maid, Goat, Grass, Milk

Miss Prunella makes a mistake

Submitted:Oct 20, 2013    Reads: 18    Comments: 2    Likes: 1   

The Old Maid Gets a Goat

By Elton Camp

Miss Prunella found it too hard

To continue to mow her yard

For a solution, she asked all around

"Buy a goat," was the advice she found

They said, "It'll keep your yard neat

And fresh goat milk can't be beat."

She fenced her yard to prepare

A goat was soon grazing there

It's true that her grass it ate

Also to shrubbery it did relate

"Oh, my goodness," she said

After it devoured her flower bed

Some goat milk she decided to try

For, in the store, she couldn't buy

Her attempt to milk sure did fail

Miss Prunella had bought a male


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