Munday Verse: Stern lecture

Stern lecture

My admonition — clear, precise— no doubt of my intent;

I told the person listening precisely what I meant.

And all my expectations I explained in great detail

Of how the problem called for a solution to prevail.

My vocal tone exuded air presenting firm control;

No chance there was for anyone to miss the stated goal.

Be stern and strict to make a point, it’s almost like a rule;

For firmness carries gravitas, a perfect teaching tool.

It’s really just the only way for problems such as these;

But being a Midwesterner, of course, I added, “Please.”

Don Munday