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Tuesday, February 5, 2008

The Girl and her Make-over

There was once a girl I knew
Whose need for a make-over wantonly grew,
Till one day she thought,
A parlour, why not?
A few hundreds would help her look anew.

So off she skipped to the place,
On fixing an appointment just in case.
It felt rather strange,
That she needed a change
From the old look she strived to erase.

Slowly as the hours passed,
She waited anxiously to compare and contrast.
But to her utmost dismay,
The makeover they'd conveyed,
Seemed to be horribly-terribly miscast.

Despite all the flattery there,
She said to them fare and square.
That the work they'd done,
Looked like a prank for fun!
And that it would invite nothing but an embarassing glare.

Having said, she went back home,
Feeling so forlorn, enraged and glum.
Because the makeover she tried to see
Was just not meant to be,
But, she still wasn't rid of the syndrome.

A sudden idea by which she was inspired,
Gave her that makeover for which she'd perspired.
She spent all the time she could get,
After logging into the Internet,
To achieve what she really desired.

The Blog she'd treasured for long,
Looked like it could do with a new song.
So she removed all the green,
Threw in some yellow, black and some *bees,
After which her blog just seemed to look strong.

This was the Makeover she wanted all along!
And all of a sudden, nothing seemed so wrong.

So, here's to my make-over. The makeover of some sort.

So long! :)


*Bees doesn't rhyme with green the way Limericks would customarily be structured...but what the heck, sue me.

16 Confounded-souls had something to say:

♥bμşγ-ŵŗϊŧēŕ♥ said...

i lurve your template!!! Its so lively!!

hehe, cute uh, poem :)

Ok said...

Errr.. I thought I clicked on the wrong link.

-Ok

Bhel Puri & Seekh Kabab said...

Bwaaaa, looks like the blog visited the parlor and got a peroxide bleach. I vote for the old colors. :p

p.s. nice poem

Anonymous said...

Nice Poem.
Looks good, but RAMARAJAN STYLE.
I vote for the old colors, pleasant & lovely... though new look is good!
But thought u didnt have time & werent gng to come near the laptop until week end. :)

-- Oops...!

--xh-- said...

lol.. this is a nice one.... the story of makeover.. btw, the template looks nice :)

bharani said...

to bee or not to bee....that's the question....

Confounded-Lady said...

Busy Writer:
hehe... :)

Ok:
err...you'd better get used to it sa'ab. :D

Raj:
At least my blog gets more luck at the parlour than I do :P ;)

Confounded-Lady said...

Oops:
:)

Bee:
There is absolutely no question. You've monopolized my blog ;)

Confounded-Lady said...

xh:
hehe ..limericks were always my favourite. :D As for template, I hope it hasnt done any mallice to your vision. ;)

Mark IV said...

:D that had me guessing... so are the bees some psychological interpretation of the time at the parlor?

♥bμşγ-ŵŗϊŧēŕ♥ said...

oye, arent these templates edit-able? as in, the writin area cant be widened? i sorta checkd out the templates on the site you got this one, all f them have narrow writin areas..

p.s-saw your blogroll. :O lotta deletin eh?

Divakar said...

Good one.I never knew you are a good poetess.

but the new look is a bit of a strain to the eyes,esp to the already overworked like mine :(

Divakar said...

Good one.I never knew you are a good poetess.

but the new look is a bit of a strain to the eyes,esp to the already overworked like mine :(

Confounded-Lady said...

MarkIV:
Nah..I'd have guns all over my blog if I were to depict my time at the parlour.
The bees were just too cute to ignore.


Busy Writer:
I really do want to increase the width of the writing space. Help me. :'(

Nah...havent dleted n all. Just too lazy to copy the links. Will have to do some blog hopping and copy.

Divakar:
I'll try and look for another template with another colour but with mosquitos or flies in it ;)
:P

Vasumathi said...

Lovely!! R by any chance twins in mind???

Sathej said...

Hello,
Saw your comment in my blog. Thanks for that :) Couldn't update my blog in a long time. Shall do that more often from now on hopefully.
You have an interesting blog here. Keep writing:)
Sathej