Apologies to Dr. Seuss


This holiday I over-ate.
I drank too much. I gained some weight.
The bread! The cheese! The wine! The cake!
Have left me with a stomach ache!
I did not walk.  I did not run.
But I got lots of knitting done.
I cannot make it up the stairs.
I cannot zip up my new flares.
I’ll have to stay here on the couch.
I’m stuck in this god-awful slouch.
For I have knit too much, you see.
Knit purl knit purl… it’s time for tea.