We’ve all been there. Men do use as much of it as we women. Don’t even try to argue the point!

Here again I

Sit and ponder,

Why do I

Have to go yonder?

I’ve told myself

To make sure and check

Paper on the roll

To meet my speck.

Yet every time

Haste is needed

The cardboard roll

Is how I’m greeted.

1,000 sheets

Just isn’t enough

When it comes time

To wipe my duff.

Two men at home

could ease my pain

Cuss words I utter

Are all in vain.

“You don’t like

How I hang it.”

The other one

Just leaves a bit.

Off the seat

I have to stroll

Just to get

Another roll.

What should have been

A simple crap

Has now become

A harrowing trap.

How to span

The time and space

To get the roll

And close this case.

The trek surely

Makes more mess

And really adds

To my duress.

Why is there

Not a dispenser

Wall mounted

In which to enter

All 24 rolls

Of the family size?

That should end

My demise!

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  • drelayaraja on Aug 21, 2010

    This is hilarious…

  • Tattoo3658we on Aug 21, 2010

    That is pretty funny, aIthough I hate when it happens to me. :)

  • Spiritt on Aug 21, 2010

    I like it. Very quirky.

  • LCM Linda on Aug 22, 2010

    Very interesting. I’m the toilet paper killer and paper on the roll is always running away fast. I would like to order the dispenser you mentioned at the end of this ode. :)

  • BruceW on Nov 29, 2010

    A squeal and a scream
    A curse and a tut
    Because there’s no paper
    To wipe clean my butt!

  • hfj on Nov 29, 2010

    Very funny poem Irene. This poem reminds me of going to the refigerator to get a glass of milk, but there isn’t enough in there for a half a glass, and still too much in there to throw away….haha We have all faced the same problem as you related to in your poem, and want to kill the culprit who left us in this predicument with just enough toilet paper to make one little “swipe”, but not enough to get the job done….haha Very well done friend.

  • pruelpo on Nov 29, 2010

    well done. hehehe. love it.

  • bobie on Nov 29, 2010

    haha . .nice one

  • irenen1 on Dec 11, 2010

    Thanks all. This was my anger release.

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