"One Fine Day"

One fine day, I glanced up to the sky

And saw a leopard shooting by

I thought that occurance rather strange

That big cat must be quite deranged

To think that he could take to wing

And have no one notice anything

I decided I have to follow him

If nothing else, to find out where he’s been

I lifted up into the clouds

(I did not want to draw a crowd)

The secret to flying is known to few

Otherwise, you’d do it too

Throw yourself to the ground like this

The tricky part is, you have to miss

Throw yourself down

Forget to hit ground

You’ll find yourself wafting thru the air

But you do have to exhibit care

Not to think it odd at all

(A mile is a long long way to fall)

When you want to land, don’t try to think

Just let yourself begin to sink

Pretty soon, you’ll be on land

Once again to have to stand

Flying is a lot of fun

A very good way to get things done

Like finding that leopard, I haven’t yet

He may be playing he’s a jumbo jet

If that’s the case, it could be hard

To catch that silly flying leopard

I wonder if he just missed his prey

Or if he’d been training for this day

I can’t imagine what school him would teach

Or a payment plan within his reach

I know you must think it funny

For a jungle cat to have some money

Usually, they don’t carry cash

They keep stocks and bonds in a handy stash

But, very little interest do they earn

Beacause the stupid beasts refuse to learn

That even a one year CD has a higher yield

Than hiding securities in a field

All over the sky, this cat I sought

Until I had that disconcerting thought

If i caught him and put him in a cage

He would go into a fit of rage

A leopard puts up quite a fight

Slashing everything in sight

Maybe I’ll just let it rest

That probably would be best

It really has been quite a day

Since I downed that bottle of Chardonnet

----an original poem by NoClueBoy----

45 views and not one comment? Even if to say you didn’t like it? It fell all the way off the front page already.

Come on, people. Give me something…

[try to do something not Star Trek and see what it gets me? mutter, mutter, mutter…]

[[sitting in a corner sulking]]

I was all set to say that I hadn’t seen the movie, but played the soundtrack often when up in the middle of the night with the kids.

I don’t remember that one though. Must have been edited out.

Nice poem, though.

Don’t worry, about it. Other than one thread asking a porn question and the Diplomacy threads, most of my OPs have sank like Anna Nicole Smith

You are now my favorite poster, Abe Babe :slight_smile:

And I hadn’t thought about the title of the thread leading people to conclude it was about the movie One Fine Day. I never saw it.

I like the song, though. And now, thanks to you, it’s taken over my entire brain. Except for 1.3% being used now to click on Submit Reply


I’m somebody, dammit.

And it’s a very infectious song, isn’t it?

I’m most definitely infected now. Need decon!!!
(Who says it’s not all about Trek? :wink: )

Actually…I really liked it. And I appreciate the link.


Why, thankee, perfesser. I’m honoured.

Be sure you all meet Escalitor. The newest addition to the Trek Doper’s Library. (You’ll find him in Cafe Society’s numerous Trek threads)

I don’t like it. There, are you happy now?


I like it. Surrealistic, and with a bit of bite. And the word play is fun – like forcing us to read (for rhyme and meter’s sake) one occurrence of leopard (which I “hear” in my head as LEHP-pur’d) as LE-oh-PARD.

Is there more of the same sort of thing?

It should be a spoken-word recording. And somehow, I imagine Willy Wonka speaking it.

Poly, that’s exactly how I wanted it to read.

It actually was supposed to be a love letter. The girl I was dating at the time had seen some of my stuff and asked me to do one for her. I tried and tried and nothing was any good. Then, I did this and gave it to her. “This is a love poem?” she asks. Hey, we were dating, but I wasn’t in love.

I have others. Will post when I find them in my desk or where ever they are. Plus, I just might do some new ones.

neuroman, you made my day, man! :smiley:

Your work, to read, was pretty fun.

Made me think of Watterson.

A niche, on the boards, you may have found

But the jury’s out until your next round.

[sub]Watterson? The answer’s pat:

Calvin and Hobbes, the kid and the cat.[/sub]

I think you just may be the Board Poet Laureate N.C. Boy. At least until someone better comes along.

Fate is a fickle mistress.

(and Skeezix’ post)

Wow. I just now saw this (had to work outside today…brrrr!).

Well… I’ll try. I’ll post something new next week with a clear title as to what it is. Then, you guys can all tell me if I have a job. Until someone/thing better comes along. ;j