He Sat In An Old Recliner


A Poem About Learning How To Ride Bicycles

then bicycle
with training wheels;

same bicycle,
th'out training wheels;

I wrote this poem and (maybe) even invented a contraction. The contraction is th'out as in without. I can't find any results looking it up on various online dictionaries. Sounds good to me though. This poem came to me from a stupid memory of mine. My sister was just learning how to ride a bike using training wheels. I thought it would be funny to borrow her bike and go down the hill of my driveway. Quite the opposite of the poem, the training wheels are what caused me to wipe out! I had gravel stuck under the skin of my knee for months. It's what you get...