Shannon Stacey

Ode to Angie

My editor’s feeling a little bit blue, one of those occasions that calls for a Hallmark card, right? :hug: I do not, however, do well with Hallmark sentiments, so here—in limerick form—is my Ode to Angie. (Ignore the awkward tenses in the first line, though. The curse of the limerick.)

There once was an editor who talks
Just a wee bit too much about socks
But at her job she kicks ass
And she does it with class
She’s my editor and she totally rocks.

She catches all those words I like to repeat
And if my hero’s boots are still on his feet
When he gets into bed
Or her hair turns to red
Trust me, editing me’s no easy feat.

So, my dear editor, if you’re feeling blue
There’s one thing you really should do
Ignore all the crap
Put .5 down for a nap
And buy a new purse, and matching shoes, too.

5 comments to “Ode to Angie”

  1. Charlene
      · August 7th, 2007 at 11:29 am · Link

    That Shannon, she’s really quite funny
    And as always, she’s right on the money
    Poor Angie should shop
    As an editing stop
    And then go back to red penning all sunny.

    (Buy 2 purses, Angie. I know how much those adverbs pain you.)

  2. Shannon
      · August 7th, 2007 at 11:42 am · Link


  3. Rose Marie Wolf
      · August 7th, 2007 at 12:41 pm · Link

    :cheer: Nice…

    Much Love Always,
    Rose Marie Wolf

  4. Lauren Dane
      · August 7th, 2007 at 12:48 pm · Link

    Awww! Angie’s so cool she gets odes and everything. LOL, nicely done.

  5. Michelle
      · August 8th, 2007 at 1:40 pm · Link

    Awww, that was nice!

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