Rhymes & Reasons
How "Words with Friends" became "Words with Enemies"
by Greg Asimakoupoulos
Posted: December 11, 2011
Alec, do you know how to spell C-O-M-P-L-I-A-N-C-E? …
Like Alec, I like "Words with Friends."
It's Scrabble on-the-run.
With letter-luck and strategy,
this game is loads of fun.
But "Words with Friends" on Alec's plane
became a war of words.
When told to turn his i-Phone off,
he acted most absurd.
Ignoring pre-flight courtesies,
the actor became crude
which spelled big trouble for A.B.
resulting in a feud.*
His mouth played words I cannot print
(not minding Qs and Ps).
It seems that "Words with Friends" gave way
to "words with enemies."
But life's too short to pick a fight.
Can't we just get along?
Let's heed the peace and goodwill words
within our Christmas songs.
Greg Asimakoupoulos (pronounced AWESOME-uh-COPE-uh-less) is an ordained minister, published author and a freelance news reporter with the Salem Radio Network. Greg maintains a weekly column called Rhymes and Reasons on The Partial Observer, which he graciously provides to SeniorLifestyle.
Greg's writings have now been assembled in book form. Find out more.
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