Today (Although not required. It's a good exercise of the grey matter.) is to write a poem in the style of a nursery rhyme that sounds like a charm; something likely to ward off the evil spirits or grant good luck, or maybe get the cute guy at the coffee shop you buy you a cup of chai. This style is not my forte. I can rhyme in Sonnets, Triolets, Villenlles, but Charms? I remember having to write limericks in college (oh they were bad); they always sounded dumb. Not that charm poetry could be considered dumb, but if I try too hard at a form, sometimes I end up not liking that form. Note: Limericks and I are still on the odds with me. I like pretty much all forms of poetry, but, today, I am going to embrace writing charm poetry.
I was inspired to write this one, because, well, sometimes even I am not immuned to getting pulled over. So, here's a little charm to (hopefully) keep you from getting pulled over. Although if you are speeding, it probably won't always help. So, try to be a safe driver, Dear Readers. And I will also do the same. Thankfully mine was a fix-it ticket and my van doesn't sound like a 747 during take-off (my exhaust rusted off and was REALLY loud, hence the ticket).